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By Eliza

Peas are a humble veggie that don't get much love. They are so inexpensive and you can buy them frozen all year round. So why aren't you? Sure, alone they aren't anything to write home about, but peas are a fabulous ingredient that you can use to make some of the most delicious meals you'll ever taste. Still skeptical? I think the recipes on this list will change your mind.

1 Creamy Potatoes and Peas

Creamy Potatoes and PeasSource: Creamy Potatoes & Peas
This double duty side dish gives you a veggie and a starch in one. And it tastes good!

2 Bacon Pea Salad with Cheddar Cheese

Bacon Pea Salad with Cheddar CheeseSource: Easy Bacon Pea Salad
It might not be the healthiest side dish, but it's definitely one of the tastiest.

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3 Beef Stew

Beef StewSource: Gonna Want Seconds - Easy
Make beef stew even more filling by tossing in a couple of handfuls of peas.

4 Chicken Mushrooms with Pasta

Chicken Mushrooms with PastaSource: Life-Changing One-Pot Pasta
This is yummy! The combination of peas, mushrooms and pasta is one that can't be beat!

5 Israeli Couscous with Chicken and Peas

Israeli Couscous with Chicken and PeasSource: Israeli Couscous with Chicken and
This is easy to make and is a one pot meal that is hearty and delicious.

6 Tuna Noodle Casserole

Tuna Noodle CasseroleSource: Food Wishes Video Recipes: A
The peas in this casserole give it lots nutrition and some great color too.

7 Creamy Tortellini Alfredo

Creamy Tortellini AlfredoSource: Simple And Creamy Tortellini Alfredo
I bet you want to grab a fork and dig right into this, don't you?

8 Spiced Samosa Patties

Spiced Samosa PattiesSource: Spiced Samosa Patties. - The
Curry gives the peas and potatoes in this recipe some pizazz. Yum!

9 Macaroni and Peas

Macaroni and PeasSource:
Need something that both kids and adults will like? I think this will do it for you.

10 Roasted Peas with Olive Oil and Salt

Roasted Peas with Olive Oil and SaltSource: roasted | Search Results
This addicting little snack has loads of crunch and vitamins and mineral too.

11 Fancy Peas

Fancy PeasSource: Fancy Peas | Chef in
This dish will make everyone at the table smile with bliss.

12 Macaroni Salad with Ham, Peas and Dill

Macaroni Salad with Ham, Peas and DillSource: Happier Than A Pig In
This is a great alternative to potato salad at your next potluck.

13 Creamy Pea Salad

Creamy Pea SaladSource: Creamy Pea Salad | Love
This is another side dish that isn't exactly healthy, but tastes wonderful with barbecue.

14 Split Pea Soup

Split Pea SoupSource: Hearty Split Pea Soup
This hearty soup will warm your belly and your soul.

15 Sauteed Asparagus and Peas with Butter and Honey

Sauteed Asparagus and Peas with Butter and HoneySource: Sautéed Asparagus and Peas
Here's a side dish worthy of a gourmet homemade meal.

16 Homemade Wasabi Peas

Homemade Wasabi PeasSource: Maeve With Love: Wasabi Peas
You'll never have to buy the store bought version ever again. Awesome!

17 Potatoes, Ham and Peas

Potatoes, Ham and PeasSource: Cheesy Ham and Potato Casserole
This one dish meal makes clean up a breeze. What more could you ask for?

18 Homemade Veggie Soup

Homemade Veggie SoupSource: Homemade Pea Soup Recipe
Veggie soup is even better when you make it with peas tossed in.

19 Peas with Prosciutto

Peas with ProsciuttoSource: Peas with Prosciutto - A
This is one of my favorite ways to eat peas! The prosciutto gives them just the right touch of saltiness.

20 Spring Quinoa Salad

Spring Quinoa SaladSource: Spring Quinoa Salad with Honey
The dressing is what makes this such an outstanding salad.

21 Classic 7-Layer Salad

Classic 7-Layer SaladSource: Susannah's Kitchen: Recipe | Classic
Take a trip back to your childhood by making this old classic picnic salad.

22 Parmesan Peas

Parmesan PeasSource: Parmesan Peas
Parmesan and peas are a match made in culinary heaven.

23 Portuguese Braised Peas with Eggs

Portuguese Braised Peas with EggsSource: Recipe Rewind #5: Ervilhas Guisadas
Never thought to have peas for breakfast? Today is the day to give it a try!

24 Yellow Rice with Peas

Yellow Rice with PeasSource: Yellow Rice with Peas {Using
This pairs deliciously with grilled chicken or white fish.

25 Italian Peas

Italian PeasSource: Italian Peas
Once you have peas this way, you'll never want them any other way.

26 Fresh and Minty Soup

Fresh and Minty SoupSource: Green Pea and Mint Soup
This is a refreshing dose of flavor that you'll love more with every bite.

27 Baked Chicken Tenderloins with Orzo and Peas

Baked Chicken Tenderloins with Orzo and PeasSource: Hot Eats and Cool Reads
This meal comes together quickly, but will taste like you slaved for hours.

28 Toast with Lemony Pea Mash

Toast with Lemony Pea MashSource: Toast with Lemony Pea Mash
Toast isn't just for butter anymore. Try this and you'll see just what I mean.

Do you have a new outlook on peas? I hope this list has gotten you excited to try new things in the kitchen. Which one will you try first?

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