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Easy Creamed Peas

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Creamed Peas

Creamed Peas

Diana Rattray
These creamed peas are easy to prepare and cook with a simple white sauce and seasonings. A little onion and pimiento give them extra color and flavor.

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 12 minutes

Total Time: 22 minutes

Yield: Serves 4

Ingredients:

  • 3/4 cup thinly sliced onion rings or thin strips
  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 to 2 1/2 cups frozen peas, about 10 to 12 ounces
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 tablespoon flour
  • dash salt
  • dash pepper
  • dash nutmeg
  • 1 tablespoon diced pimiento
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream

Preparation:

Combine onion, water, and 1 teaspoon salt in saucepan. Bring to a boil and boil for 7 minutes. Add peas and cook for 5 minutes longer, or until peas are just tender. Drain and reserve 1/2 cup of the cooking liquid.

In a saucepan, melt butter over medium-low heat. Add flour and seasonings, stirring until smooth and bubbly. Add the pimiento, cream and 1/2 cup of reserved liquid from vegetables. Cook, stirring constantly, until thickened. Add the vegetables and heat through.

Serves 4.

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 5 out of 5
My first ever creamed peas, Member Bmenzjo

My parents live with me and my 92 year old dad said the other day his mother made creamed peas (this after I always serve them ""plain.""). So I searched about.com and used this recipe. I didn't have pimentos, had frozen peas with pearl onions; so I didn't use sliced onions and pimentos. Otherwise, the ingredients were what I had on hand and the recipe was easy to follow. My dad got second helpings!

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