Parmesan Peas


Serving size: 1/2 cup

Servings per recipe: 7

Parmesan cheese and lemon juice add extra flavor to fresh, canned or frozen peas!

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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


Measuring cups & spoons, medium skillet and stirring spoon


  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 of cheeses. Freeze extra lemon juice to use later.