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Cooked Frozen Peas in a skillet with a spoon scooping up some peas

How to Cook Frozen Peas (the RIGHT way)

You have been cooking peas wrong your whole life. Peas are supposed to taste GOOD-- here's how to do it.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword Peas, Side, Side Dish
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 171kcal
Author Erica Walker



  • Combine peas, butter, sugar, and garlic in a medium-sized skillet.
  • Cook at medium heat until butter is melted and peas are heated through, about 5-7 minutes. Stir occasionally.
  • Remove from heat, add salt and pepper. Serve.



Calories: 171kcal | Carbohydrates: 13g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 31mg | Sodium: 105mg | Potassium: 190mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 933IU | Vitamin C: 31mg | Calcium: 25mg | Iron: 1mg