Recipe: Peas and cucumbers

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Peas and Cucumbers


  • 16 oz. package frozen peas or fresh shell peas
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 small red onion, sliced thin
  • 2 large English cucumbers
  • 1 small ham steak, cubed
  • Salt and pepper to taste



8 servings

Nutrient content per serving

  • Calories — 126
  • Carbs — 13g
  • Protein — 8g
  • Fat — 5g
  • Sodium — 293mg
  • Fiber — 3g


  1. Sauté red onion in olive oil until translucent.
  2. Add peas and continue to sauté keeping the peas crisp tender.
  3. Add cucumbers and cubed ham. Sauté lightly for 1-2 minutes.
  4. Serve warm or cold as a side dish or a salad.


Recipe compliments of Gail Hermenau, University of Delaware Cooperative Extension Master Food Educator, Master Gardener and Master Composter.

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A recipe video for making Peas and Cucumbers:

This material was funded by USDA's Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program - SNAP.