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Parmesan Peas Recipe

 This Parmesan Peas recipe, is one of the only vegetable recipes my kids will eat. 
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: 15 minute side dish, healthy side dish, peas, vegetable side dish
Servings: 6
Calories: 115kcal


  • Large Skillet


  • 2 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 Tablespoons diced onion
  • 14 ounces frozen peas 1 package, thawed
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 2 Tablespoons lemon juice
  • ¼ cup grated parmesan cheese
  • pepper, to taste


  • Heat the oil over medium heat in a large skillet.
  • Add the diced onion and cook until translucent (3-4 minutes).
  • Add in the peas and salt and cook for 2-3 minutes or until peas are barely soft. Add in the lemon juice and stir.
  • Remove skillet from heat, top with Parmesan cheese and black pepper, and serve.


  • You could most definitely use this recipe with other vegetables. We have tried it with broccoli, zucchini, squash, carrots, green beans, cauliflower, and Brussel sprouts.


Calories: 115kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 4mg | Sodium: 261mg | Potassium: 177mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 542IU | Vitamin C: 29mg | Calcium: 64mg | Iron: 1mg