Creamy Spring Peas with Bacon + Mint

Creamy Spring Peas with Bacon + Mint

The ultimate Easter side dish, Creamy Spring Peas with Bacon + Mint feature a delicious combo of flavors and textures from sweet green peas, fresh sugar snaps, salty bacon, a decadent cream sauce, and refreshing pops of mint!

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 12 ounces sugar snap peas, trimmed
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 16 ounces (about 3 cups) frozen green peas, thawed
  • 6 ounces bacon
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 3/4 cup chicken broth
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream
  • Squeeze of fresh lemon juice
  • 2 to 3 teaspoons minced fresh mint leaves
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