Garlic and Herbed Early Peas and French Beans

Total Time:
30 min
Prep:
10 min
Cook:
20 min

Yield:
12 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients
  • 1 (16-ounce) bag frozen french cut beans
  • 1 (16-ounce) bag frozen early harvest peas
  • 4 strips bacon, chopped
  • 1 cup red onions, slivered
  • 1 1/4 cups half-and-half
  • 1/4 cup cognac
  • 1 (1.6-ounce) packet garlic herb sauce mix (recommended: Knorr)
  • Salt and pepper
Directions

Combine frozen green beans and peas in a microwave-safe bowl. Add 1 tablespoon water, cover and heat on high or 8 to 10 minutes, stirring once.

In a large saucepan, brown chopped bacon. Remove all but 1 tablespoon of bacon fat from the pan and add onion slivers, saute until softened. Add half-and-half and cognac to pan and whisk in garlic herb sauce mix. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Reduce heat and simmer until thickened.

Drain green beans and peas. Add to pan with the sauce and stir. Season with salt and pepper, to taste.


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