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Creamed Peas and Carrots Recipe

Creamed Peas and Carrots Recipe

Creamy sauce with a simple salt and pepper seasoning nicely complements peas and carrots in this colorful side dish. —Gayleen Grote, Battle View, North Dakota
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 medium carrots, sliced
  • 2 cups frozen peas
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream

Directions

  • 1. Place carrots in a large saucepan; add 1 in. of water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 5-8 minutes or until crisp-tender.
  • 2. Add peas; return to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer 5-10 minutes longer or until vegetables are tender. Drain, reserving 1/2 cup cooking liquid. Return vegetables and reserved liquid to the pan.
  • 3. In a small bowl, combine the cornstarch, salt, pepper and cream until smooth. Stir into vegetables. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 1-2 minutes or until thickened. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

2/3 cup: 191 calories, 11g fat (7g saturated fat), 41mg cholesterol, 282mg sodium, 18g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 5g fiber), 5g protein .

Reviews for Creamed Peas and Carrots

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pajamaangel
Reviewed Jan. 23, 2015

"The taste is pretty bland, but I love peas and carrots."

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Worshipguy
Reviewed Jan. 19, 2015

"This was good, but I also had to add 1/4-1/2 teaspoon of garlic powder to amp up the flavor a bit."

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Janadele
Reviewed Jul. 30, 2014

"I used fresh cream peas and diced ham and it turned out very good."

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ebramkamp
Reviewed Apr. 16, 2014

"This was good. I did add some fresh garlic and a bit of butter the second time I made it. I also used more pepper to suit our tastes. The creamy sauce is good but for my husband and I it was great when amp'd up with the garlic, butter and extra pepper."

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suzie706
Reviewed Apr. 14, 2014

"Great !! Everyone loved it."

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5toone
Reviewed Jul. 24, 2013

"add a little ground nutmeg to it, it is very good.and use the liquid from the Peas and Carrots,then add a little heavy whipping cream"

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jennyann5109
Reviewed Apr. 2, 2013

"Super easy, especially with little ones running around. And, they ate it too because there wasn't a lot of different tastes to it. Good for left over carrots and peas too."

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pinkiepie
Reviewed Apr. 8, 2012

"My family did not like this it was easy but taste was not that big. Not some thing my family even wanted to eat."

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allie73
Reviewed Apr. 17, 2011

"This is good, but I added 1 T. of butter and used half and half, then stirred in one clove of minced garlic and 1 T. of grated parmesan at the end. Delicious!"

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Mendez84
Reviewed Jun. 9, 2010

"My family is not a huge fan of peas or carrots but I tried this recipe anyway as part of a Thanksgiving meal. This was delicious. Your children won't even realize they are eating vegetables."

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mollyque
Reviewed Nov. 8, 2009

"OMG- I could sit and eat the entire pot of this. It is absolutely delicious. I added a bit of ground cloves per the "tip" that is published next to the picture."

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