10 Easy Recipes That Use A Bag Of Peas

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If you like stocking up on frozen vegetables, chances are you have a bag of frozen peas in the freezer. Luckily, this staple ingredient has many uses, and you can make several recipes using just a single bag. The next time you’re stuck for ideas for dinner, bookmark these recipes to use up those frozen peas and cook a meal your family will love.

1. Tuna Noodle Casserole 

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Nothing says comfort food quite like tuna noodle casserole. This recipe is a healthier version of the traditional comfort food recipe that uses frozen peas and other frozen veggies. Save yourself the time from chopping up ingredients and put the oven to work.

2. Slow Cooker Chicken Stew

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Slow cooker chicken stew is a hearty, home-cooked meal with chicken, vegetables, and starches cooked in one pot- in this case, a slow cooker pot. This delicious and easy dinner option is also healthy and filling.

3. Crockpot Italian Chicken

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This crockpot Italian chicken recipe takes just 5 minutes to prep for the freezer, and then you dump it frozen into your slow cooker so dinner is ready when you get home. There’s no need to compromise on flavor when making dinner when dinner comes from your slow cooker.

4. Healthy Chicken Pot Pie

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This Healthy Chicken Pot Pie is an excellent make-ahead dish if you want to enjoy comfort food. Using frozen veggies, such as peas, makes the job a lot easier. It’s also perfect for repurposing leftovers.

5. Vegetarian Lasagna

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This vegetarian lasagna recipe is a delicious alternative to meat-based lasagna. Using frozen veggies and peas saves time on prep without scrimping on flavor.

6. Mexican Rice

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Make this Mexican Rice as a perfect side dish for Taco Tuesdays. This dish is the perfect choice for anyone with a serious love affair with Mexican food. It’s so satisfying yet easy to make using frozen peas and veggies.

7. Vegan Minestrone Soup

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What do you get when you combine tomatoes, pasta, vegetables, and beans? Easy vegan minestrone soup is the answer. Made with frozen peas and veggies, it is vegan and naturally gluten-free.

8. Instant Pot Texas Cowboy Stew

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Indulge in a hearty, filling, and delicious Instant Pot Texas Cowboy Stew using frozen peas and veggies. Adding chunky sausages and vegetables makes it hearty and great for leftovers.

9. Coconut Curry Chicken

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Make this Coconut Curry Chicken, and your family will ask you for seconds. Would you believe it’s easy to make, too? There’s no need to wait hours for a delicious meal because this one is quick and simple.

10. Thai Ramen Soup

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This Thai Ramen soup recipe with a Thai flare is an excellent addition to your healthy meal plan. It is delicious, hearty, and creamy.

Sick Of The Same Ol’ Chicken For Dinner? Here Are 101 New Ways To Make It!

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Having chicken for dinner… again? Here are 101 new ways to level up your dinner game tonight.

Healthy Ground Turkey Dinner Ideas That Actually Taste Good

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Lean ground turkey is a great replacement for ground beef if you are working on your health. Here, we give you 17 Meals with ground turkey that are surprisingly good for you.

While You’re Cooking, Prep Breakfast For Tomorrow Too. It Only Takes 5 Minutes!

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Prepping overnight oats the night before is a fantastic way to ensure that your morning runs smoothly. These delicious oatmeal recipes are prepped in just 5 minutes. In fact, you can even make homemade oatmeal packets with these recipes, so all you have to do is grab a packet and get it in the fridge.

This originally appeared on The Gracious Pantry.

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