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sauteed garden peas in a skillet with serving spoon.

Sauteed Green Peas (Frozen Peas Recipe)

Get the best out of frozen peas by making this easy sauteed green peas recipe in just 10 minutes. this recipe is light, buttery, fresh, healthy and makes a great side dish to any meal.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 5
Calories 121 kcal


  • 500 g frozen green peas
  • 1 large garlic clove (about ½tablespoon)
  • cup onion chopped
  • 25 g butter
  • Salt and freshly cracked black pepper


  • Heat up butter on medium low heat, add the chopped onions and Sautee until soft and translucent, add chopped garlic and cook for another minute.
  • Add frozen peas and stir to combine, continue to stir occasionally. Reduce the heat and cook for another 3 to 5 minutes or until the liquid is evaporated and peas fully cooked. Finally, season the peas with salt and black pepper, take it off the heat and serve immediately.
    PS: if adding garnish to the vegetable, stir it in just before you take it off the heat. You can add herbs such as finely chopped dill, chives, mint or parsley)


Add a splash of water to the peas if need be to help it cook all the way through
How to store
In the fridge: make sure it cools completely, transfer into an airtight container, and store for up 3 days.
To heat: simply warm in the microwave for a few minutes or on the stove top until warm to liking.


Calories: 121kcalCarbohydrates: 15gProtein: 6gFat: 4gSaturated Fat: 3gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 11mgSodium: 41mgPotassium: 261mgFiber: 5gSugar: 6gVitamin A: 890IUVitamin C: 41mgCalcium: 29mgIron: 1mg

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