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Creamed Peas Recipe

Creamed Peas Recipe

"I can still taste these wonderful peas in Mama's delicious white sauce. Our food was pretty plain during the week, so I thought this white sauce made the peas 'extra fancy' and fitting for a Sunday meal."
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:3-4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 package (10 ounces) frozen peas
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon sugar

Directions

  • 1. Cook peas according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a small saucepan, melt the butter. Stir in the flour, salt and pepper until blended; gradually add milk and sugar. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 1-2 minutes or until thickened. Drain peas; stir into the sauce and heat through. Yield: 3-4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1/2 cup equals 110 calories, 4 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 12 mg cholesterol, 271 mg sodium, 14 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 5 g protein.