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Jeweled Peas

Sue Lau
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 5 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 6
Calories 119 kcal


  • 8 ounces fresh white pearl onions
  • 1 pound frozen peas (about 3 cups)
  • 1/2 cup cranberry juice
  • 1/4 cup dry white wine
  • 1 teaspoon grated ginger root
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic paste
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/3 cup dried sweetened cranberries
  • 2 tablespoons butter


  • To prep the onions, trim off the stem end.
  • Blanch in boiling water for two minutes, then drain.
  • When cool enough to handle, squeeze to pop them out of the outer skins, then trim off the root end.
  • In a saucepan, bring the cranberry juice, wine, ginger, garlic, salt and black pepper to a boil.
  • Add the onions, dried cranberries and peas.
  • Reduce heat, stir and simmer for three minutes or until peas are done.
  • Stir in the butter and serve.


Calories: 119kcalCarbohydrates: 23gProtein: 5gFat: 1gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 1mgSodium: 206mgPotassium: 278mgFiber: 5gSugar: 13gVitamin A: 598IUVitamin C: 35mgCalcium: 38mgIron: 1mg
Keyword holiday side dish recipes
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