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Creamed Celery and Peas Recipe

Creamed Celery and Peas Recipe

This special side dish never fails to have people returning for more. The celery and almonds provide a great crunch. It tastes impressive, but it's very simple to prepare. —Dorothy Pritchett, Wills Point, Texas
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:6 servings


  • 1/3 cup water
  • 2 cups sliced celery
  • 1 package (10 ounces) frozen peas
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried rosemary, crushed
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Dash garlic salt
  • 1 tablespoon chopped pimientos, drained
  • 1/4 cup slivered almonds, toasted


  • 1. In a saucepan over medium heat, bring water to a boil. Add celery; cover and cook for 8 minutes. Add peas; return to a boil. Cover and cook for 2-3 minutes or until vegetables are tender; drain.
  • 2. In a small bowl, combine sour cream, rosemary, salt and garlic salt; mix well. Toss vegetables with pimientos; place in a serving bowl. Top with sour cream mixture. Sprinkle with almonds. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 cup) equals 110 calories, 6 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 13 mg cholesterol, 215 mg sodium, 10 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 4 g protein.