Arakas Latheros / Greek Peas
This is the traditional way of cooking peas in Greece.
Serve Araka with crusty bread and feta cheese for the ultimate meal!
4 tablespoons olive oil
1 large onion, chopped
1 package frozen peas
1 cup crushed tomatoes
3 potatos, peeled and cut into wedges
2 carrots, sliced
½ cup chopped fresh dill
salt and ground black pepper to taste
½ cup water, or as needed
Heat olive oil in a saucepan over medium heat, Cook and stir onion in hot oil until soft, about 5 minutes. Add peas, tomatoes, potatos, carrots, dill, salt, and pepper.
Add water if there is not enough liquid from tomatoes.
Stir thoroughly and bring to a boil.
Lower heat and cook, partially covered, until peas, carrots and potatos are soft, about 30 tk 40 minutes.
Make sure that any remaining water from tomatoes has evaporated before serving.