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Creamed Peas and Onions

"This is a very old and simple recipe to make."
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Ingredients

25 m servings 170 cals
Original recipe yields 6 servings (6 to 8 servings)

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  1. In a large skillet over low heat, stir together the butter and flour. Cook until flour is evenly coated.
  2. Over medium heat, stir in approximately 1/2 cup of milk at a time until thick.
  3. Add the peas and onions and cook until hot. Season with salt and pepper.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 170 calories; 9.2 g fat; 16.9 g carbohydrates; 5.6 g protein; 25 mg cholesterol; 125 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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This has been one of my family's favorite dishes for years with one variation. Try frying 4 slices of bacon until crisp. Drain and set aside. Make the light roux with 4T bacon drippings instead ...

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This was okay but I thought it would be better with canned or fresh peas. The thawed peas kind of have a thick, waxy skin. I think they're fine to use as an ingredient in a recipe but when it'...

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This has been one of my family's favorite dishes for years with one variation. Try frying 4 slices of bacon until crisp. Drain and set aside. Make the light roux with 4T bacon drippings instead ...

I was looking for a quick simple recipe for creamed peas, and found this. I used one can of peas and cut the ingredients in half for a speedy side dish and it still tasted yummy!

This was okay but I thought it would be better with canned or fresh peas. The thawed peas kind of have a thick, waxy skin. I think they're fine to use as an ingredient in a recipe but when it'...

This was a hit at thanksgiving - my dad especially liked it. I think I added quite a bit of salt and pepper in the end, and that's all the flavoring this dish needed. Thanks! This one is easy a...

When making this sauce I would suggest that you cook the butter and flour together - gently, you don't want it to brown but you do want to cook the flour. It should smell like pie crust cooking...

I was surprised at how fast and easy this was to make. I had never heard of creamed peas and onions before, but now I know! My husband, who swears he doesn't like peas seemed to enjoy it. I o...

I needed a side dish for "Best Ever Chicken Casserole" tonight, and this recipe did the trick. I have fond memories of my grandma's creamed peas and this is darn close to the taste I remember. ...

Quick and easy! Just like grandma used to make.

Made this for a sick friend and her family, along with Famous Butter Chicken and Baked Corn, all these recipes are on this site. I doubled this recipe. Make sure you use fresh, not frozen onion,...