Sweet Peas Casserole Recipe

Grab vegetables fresh from the garden for this delicious Sweet Peas Casserole Recipe.

| March/April 2014

  • This Sweet Peas Casserole Recipe is cheesy, creamy and delicious.
    Photo by Karen Keb

Sweet peas come early in spring, and this recipe serves as a great side dish, especially for the lamb gravy at right. This layered casserole is creamy and delicious — just don’t overcook those peas in the first step.

Fresh Spring Recipes from the Garden

Sweet Peas Casserole Recipe

Yields 4 servings.

3 cups shelled sweet peas
1/2 teaspoon salt
3 tablespoons chopped fresh dill
1/2 cup coarse breadcrumbs, divided
1/2 cup minced onion
3 ounces grated sharp cheddar cheese
1 egg, beaten
1/2 cup heavy cream
2 tablespoons butter

Preheat oven to 350 F. Grease 2-quart casserole dish and set aside.

In saucepan, cook peas in lightly boiling, salted water until crisp-tender, about 5 minutes; drain.

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