Peas with Bacon


Today we offer an easy very tasty side dish typical of Tuscany.

The peas with bacon are a quick side dish to prepare and really tasty for meat courses that can become a single dish (accompanied by a few slices of bread) or even a sauce for pasta or rice, of course varying quantities.[/vc_column_text][vc_custom_heading text=”Products used in this recipe” font_container=”tag:h3|text_align:left” use_theme_fonts=”yes”]


Peas with Bacon

Side dish of peas with bacon, simple recipe made with fresh peas (or frozen) cooked in chopped onions and diced bacon.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Course side dish, single dish
Cuisine tuscany
Servings 4 people


  • 600 gr. peas fresh or frozen
  • 150 gr. bacon
  • 1 n. onion small
  • 2 spoons olive oil extra virgin
  • q.s.. salt
  • q.s. pepper minced (optional)
  • q.s. nutmeg minced (optional)


  • Finely chop the onion, fry the onion in a skillet large enough to hold all the ingredients.
  • Put to brown the bacon cut into cubes.
  • Once the bacon is browned, add the peas.
  • Stir, add salt and cover the whole with a glass of hot water (or vegetable broth, to give more flavor) and finish cooking the peas being careful not to overcook them.
  • Before serving, you can flavor to taste with nutmeg and pepper.
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