Stirred into a creamy risotto or steamed and sprinkled with fresh mint, peas make a perfect Easter dinner side dish. Browse our many pea recipes for simple, delicious sides that will cozy up well with your Easter dinner main course.See Popular Peas Recipes
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For a light and springy pasta dinner, try this pea, basil and Parmesan pesto, then top things off with strips of salty prosciutto.
This extra creamy rice side dish goes well with a lighter main dish, such as broiled fish or chicken.
An easy and sweet side dish that will go perfectly with your Easter ham.
Our garden is already overrun with adorable little pea pods, those sweet round bursts of flavor that signal "spring" more reliably than those tweety little robin red-breasts. And we can't help but recite the corny old rhyme: "I eat my peas with honey, I've done it all my life. It makes the peas taste funny, but it keeps them on my knife."
For classic risotto, the rice is cooked slowly, allowing the outside to become soft, while the inside remains firm. In our shortcut version of this recipe, the rice is uniformly tender and the risotto's texture is less creamy.
This quick nutritious side dish recipe is low in fat, high in fiber. Jerusalem artichokes (also called "sunchokes") aren't really artichokes; they're the root of the sunflower. Eat them raw or lightly cooked.
In this recipe, fresh mint and lemon peel tossed with peas make a refreshing side dish.
This bright spring green salad of sugar snap peas and sweet green peas is loaded with crispy bacon and tossed in a lemony vinaigrette.
Apple cider accents the sweet taste of peas in this simple recipe.
Remember the frozen version of peas and carrots? The dish gets an update here: no square carrots in sight.
Tiny green peas. Approximately one million percent of the time, frozen green peas are better than fresh. You miss the fun of shelling fresh-from-the-garden peas (they look so darling packed into those pods!)
Carrots, celery, and onions really up the nutritional ante of this filling pea soup. Always sort through dried peas and beans carefully before cooking and discard any small stones.
Brighten up your plate with this brilliant-green puree. Serve with roasted jumbo shrimp or garlic-rubbed lamb chops.