Creamed Peas and Potatoes


Nothing beats this comforting side dish to go with Mom's meat loaf. The peas and potatoes combined with a creamy white sauce make a hearty dish that also adds appealing color to the meal. -Linda Nilsen, Anoka, Minnesota

Prep Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
30 mins
6 servings


  • 4 medium red potatoes, cubed

  • 1 (10 ounce) package frozen peas

  • 1 teaspoon sugar

  • 2 tablespoons butter or margarine

  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • ¼ teaspoon white pepper

  • 1 ½ cups milk

  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh dill


  1. Place potatoes in a saucepan; cover with water and cook until tender.

  2. Cook peas according to package directions, adding sugar.

  3. Meanwhile, melt the butter in a saucepan; add flour, salt and pepper to form a paste. Gradually stir in milk. Bring to a boil; boil for 1 minute. Add dill; cook until thickened and bubbly. Drain potatoes and peas; place in a serving bowl. Pour sauce over and stir to coat. Serve immediately.