This recipe for Papa’s Sugar Pea and Veggie Medley is loaded with flavors and textures in all the right ways! From the salty ham to the creamy cheese to the fresh veggies, this all-in-one dish hits the spot any night of the week. What better way to incorporate more vegetables into your diet? Thank you to John Hoffman from Carnegie, Pennsylvania, for this recipe that took home third prize in The Old Farmer’s Almanac 2018 Garden Guide Recipe Contest.
In a large pot of boiling water, blanch peas and carrots. Drain and set aside.
Coat the bottom of a 10- or 12-inch skillet with vegetable oil and warm over medium heat. Add mushrooms, bell peppers, onions, and zucchini and cook for 5 minutes. Add peas, carrots, and ham and cook for 5 minutes, stirring often. As mixture is stirred, add butter, hot sauce, garlic salt, and black pepper.
Pour egg over mixture. Fold in egg, potatoes, and cheese. Cover and cook on medium for 5 minutes.
Tear spinach into pieces and fold into mixture for final 2 minutes of cooking.