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Peas with Bacon Vinaigrette

The natural sweetness of peas pairs perfectly with salty bacon and fresh mint for a side that the whole family will love.

  • Servings: 4

Photography: Con Poulos

Source: Everyday Food, May 2011


  • 4 slices bacon, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
  • 2 small shallots, finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons white-wine vinegar
  • 1 bag (16 ounces) frozen peas, thawed
  • Coarse salt and ground pepper
  • 2 tablespoons fresh mint leaves, coarsely chopped


  1. Heat a skillet over medium. Add bacon and cook until bacon starts to crisp, 6 minutes. Add shallots to skillet and cook, stirring occasionally, until translucent and starting to brown, 6 minutes.

  2. Add vinegar and stir to combine. Add peas and cook, stirring occasionally, until warmed through, about 2 minutes. Season with salt and pepper. Top with mint leaves.

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