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Parmesean Peas

Source: foodhero.org, Prep time: 5 minutes, Cooking time: 10 minutes, Makes: 4 cups


  • 1 1⁄2 teaspoons margarine or butter
  • 3 1⁄2 cups peas (about 2 cans [14.5 ounces each] drained or 16 ounces frozen)
  • 1 1⁄2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1⁄4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1⁄3 cup grated Parmesan cheese


  1. Heat margarine or butter in a medium skillet over medium heat (300 degrees in an electric skillet). Add peas and cook 2-3 minutes or until peas are heated through.
  2. Add lemon juice and pepper and mix well. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese and serve warm.
  3. Refrigerate leftovers within 2 hours.


  • Try other types of cheese or a blend!
  • Freeze extra lemon juice to use later.
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