What is it?

A very popular German vegetable side dish.

How is it called in German?

“Erbsen-Karotten Mischgemüse”

“Erbsen” are the German word for “peas”. And “carrots” are called “Karotten” in German.

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Erbsen-Karotten Mischgemüse

Pea-Carrot Side Dish

This recipe is very simple but delicious.

This side dish is a great companion to many German meals and even picky eaters love it.

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Recipe

Pea Carrot Side Dish Recipe

Carrot-Pea Side Dish

A beautiful and buttery vegetable side.






Prep Time: 10 hours
Cook Time: 5 hours
Course: Side Dishes
Cuisine: German
Servings: 2 - 4 portions
Author: Angela Schofield

Ingredients

  • 2 cups water
  • 8 large carrots
  • 2 cup peas frozen
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 4 tbsp. butter

Instructions

  • Peel and slice the carrots.
  • Add the water, carrots, salt and butter to a small saucepan.
  • Put the lid on and simmer on medium heat for a few minutes.
  • After about 5 minutes remove the lid and let the water cook off to the point where there is just a little bit liquid left.
  • Add the frozen peas, stir and let sit on low heat for a couple of minutes.
  • For some extra deliciousness, sprinkle some buttered breadcrumbs on top, to give this dish a festive look.
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Tips:

If you prepare the carrots in the morning and refrigerate them covered, this side dish is ready to serve hot and fresh in less than 10 min.

For some extra deliciousness, sprinkle some buttered breadcrumbs on top, to give this dish a festive look.