Slow Cooker Peas and Carrots


  • Carrots – fresh, peeled, and sliced carrots are used for this recipe and cooked to the perfect texture. You can use baby carrots, but cut them before adding them to the slow cooker.
  • Peas – packages of frozen peas are added toward the end to prevent overcooking.
  • Onion – adds both flavor and color to the overall dish.
  • Butter – everything is better with butter, right? This peas and carrots recipe uses salted butter.
  • Honey – adds the perfect amount of sweetness to each vegetable.
  • Garlic – garlic powder (or fresh minced garlic) adds another layer of flavor.
  • Seasonings – salt, pepper, and marjoram combine with everything else for a finishing touch.



  • Step One – Add sliced carrots, onions, and quartered butter into the slow cooker (or slow cooker) prepped with nonstick cooking spray.
  • Step Two – Add the remaining ingredients (except for peas).
  • Step Three – Stir ingredients together and cook on low for 5 hours (or until carrots are tender).
  • Step Four – Add the frozen green peas, stir, and cook for an additional 30 minutes. Serve warm.


  • Make it vegan. To easily make this recipe vegan, simply substitute olive oil or vegan spread for butter.
  • Add color. Add a can of corn, or a small bag of frozen corn to the mix to add color to this simple peas and carrots recipe.
  • Go for a heartier side. Make this side dish cuisine extra hearty by mixing it with cooked brown rice (long-grain) or diced potatoes.
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