Recipe by BOJIBLUE
"This recipe is so special I only served it for holidays or special occasions, and then I realized any day is special. This can be made ahead and kept warm in a 250 degree F (120 degree C) oven."
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1 (16 ounce) package
frozen green peas, thawed
bacon, cut into bite-size pieces
chopped red onion
heavy whipping cream
monosodium glutamate (such as Ac'cent®), or to taste
salt and ground black pepper to taste
Worcestershire sauce, or to taste
1 (4 ounce) package
sliced fresh mushrooms
We loved this side dish! There was a lot of flavor and would make a great side to a holiday meal. I did make these ahead and kept them warm in the oven like recommended. This will definitely be made again!
I agree with Bonnie about the MSG, you've got to be joking. Here in Australia they've banned it from use for health reasons. I make a similar peas, bacon and mushroom sides, but healthier without the cream and of course that rotten MSG. I did try this, but only the once and that was enough for me. I'll stick to my recipe, thanks.
I doubled the recipe for a potluck at work and everyone loved it. I used canned mushrooms and yellow onion. There was no oven available so I just heated it in the microwave right before serving.
As always I am looking for recipes that use up what I have. So I hesitate to give 5 stars since it's not the same recipe as written nor do I want to give it too few because if you are like me you look for how many folks like something and this is great even w/o the cream...Today what's in the fridge is peas and fresh mushrooms and cooked bacon. However I already made some creamed corn off this site and did not want two creamed dishes in one meal. So I simply left out the MSG (allergic and morally adverse)and the heavy cream. Tastes wonderful. Thanks!
Excellent. I'll make this again for sure. No changes
12/11/14 Really good!! I added a little Tony's and garlic powder along with what they suggested. Didn't use whipping cream, kept it a broth mix, but next time I would try milk. Lot less fattening :)
Followed the recipe to the letter, except used pearl onions. Next time may add a little nutmeg to give it another dimension.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Serving Size: 1/6 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 6
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 158
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