Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Peas and Carmelized Pearl Onions

A nice side dish for Thanksgiving or anytime.
 Use frozen peas and pearl onions. Carmelize the pearl onions in butter and sugar.
 Then add the peas It's easy to put together in one pan and can be made ahead at this point.
Then just finish cooking the peas. Season to taste with salt and pepper, toss and serve.

Peas and Carmelized Pearl Onions
1  12oz pkg or 16oz bag of frozen peas
1 C of pearl onions, from a frozen 16oz bag
2 T butter
1 T sugar
salt & pepper
In a cast iron or heavy skillet melt 1T butter over medium heat. Add the onions and sprinkle them evenly with the sugar. Cook, stirring frequently until the sugar carmelizes and the onions are golden brown. Add the peas and the last T butter and cook, stirring occasionally until the peas are done, about 5 minutes.
Season with salt and pepper.


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