Easy Sweet Pea Casserole
This Easy Sweet Pea Casserole is a delightful recipe to add to your Easter dinner menu. Easy casserole recipes like this one are great for feeding a crowd because they have ingredients that everyone can enjoy. This (mostly) vegetable casserole recipe is made up of chopped onion, celery, peas, cream of mushroom soup, and diced bacon. A casserole this delicious doesn't need to be super fancy. It pleases all on it's own with home-style charm and flawless flavors.
Preparation Time15 min
Cooking Time25 min
- 1 tablespoon butter
- 4 slices bacon, diced
- 1 small sweet onion, finely diced
- 2 ribs celery, finely diced
- 1 pound bag frozen peas, thawed
- 1 teaspoon finely minced garlic
- 1 (10-ounce) can condensed cream of mushroom soup, undiluted
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 teaspoon pepper
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
Spray an 8-inch or 9-inch square baking dish with cooking spray and set aside.
Heat butter in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
When butter is melted, add bacon, onion, and celery to the skillet and saute until tender.
Meanwhile, in a large bowl, gently stir together peas, garlic, soup, salt, and pepper. Add half of the bacon mixture to the peas and gently toss to combine.
Place pea mixture in prepared baking dish.
Spread remaining bacon mixture evenly over the top of the peas.
Bake uncovered for 25 minutes or until heated through.