Pea Pods with Onion

Pea Pods with Onion

"This simple side from Heather Sauter of Silver Spring, Maryland is a welcome alternative to green beans, and the pea pods look so pretty tossed with chopped onion. 'This dish is a snap to make and tastes like a million bucks,' Heather assures."
I Made It Rate it Share Print
Added to shopping list. Go to shopping list.


10 m servings
Serving size has been adjusted!
Original recipe yields 2 servings

On Sale

What's on sale near you.


Sort stores by

These nearby stores have ingredients on sale!
Find the closest stores
(uses your location)

May we suggest



  • Prep

  • Ready In

  1. Place the pea pods and water in a microwave-safe bowl; cover and cook on high for 3-5 minutes or until crisp-tender. Meanwhile, in a small skillet, cook onion in 2 tablespoons butter over medium heat until crisp-tender.
  2. Drain peas; add to onion mixture. Add salt, pepper and remaining butter; toss to coat. Cook and stir until heated through.


  • This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.


Read all reviews 8
Most helpful
Most positive
Least positive

Very good. I used half olive oil, half butter instead of all butter. It was gobbled up, even by teenagers!

Good for a quick and easy side dish.

This is a super easy and really tasty way to dress up peas! I didn't have fresh pea pods, but I had a bag of the steam-in-the-microwave sugar snap peas. These saved me a step; I simply steamed t...

Amazing! Quick and easy. I added part of a red pepper, just because it was there.

Great recipe, used olive oil instead of butter.

Simple but great! The second time I did them, I added some garlic powder!

My whole family raves about this really simple, and really good recipe. It is so easy & different. Thank you for this awesome recipe!

Very tasty and simple. I used 1 TBS of butter rather than 3. Still came out great!

Other stories that may interest you