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Cheesy Peas


a alternative to green been casserole

Rate this recipe 4.3/5 (6 Votes)


  • 2 cans peas drain but keep water
  • 1 1/2 c fried onions
  • 1 small box Velveeta cheese cubed


Servings 5
Level of difficulty Average
Preparation time 5mins
Cooking time 6mins
Cost Budget Friendly


Step 1

drain peas, put in microwave safe bowl add cubed cheese

Step 2

microwave on med for 3 minutes add water from one can of peas, stir, add 1/2 of the onions.

Step 3

microwave on med for 3 minutes again top with rest of onions heat 1 minute more.


I serve this with green bean casserole. so people can choose.

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  • 5 large potatoes
  • 1/2 cup parsley
  • 2 cloves minced garlic
  • 1/2 cup cilantro
  • 2 cups shredded cheese
  • 1 cup milk
  • Sour cream


  1. Boil and drain the potatoes
  2. In a mixing bowl, combine the potatoes with parsley, minced garlic, cilantro,  shredded cheese and milk.
  3. Mash the mixture thoroughly. 
  4. Shape into palm-sized balls, then flatten on a sheet pan
  5. Put in oven for 20 min at 355° F
  6. Layer, spreading generously with sour cream
  7. Garnish, and enjoy!


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