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Potatoes, Peas & Pearl Onions Recipe

Potatoes, Peas & Pearl Onions Recipe

A quick and easy but elegant side dish for all kinds of meat entrees, this delicious blend of potatoes, pearl onions and peas is a favorite with Priscilla Gilbert in Indian Harbour Beach, Florida.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 package (20 ounces) refrigerated red potato wedges
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 1-1/3 cups frozen pearl onions, thawed
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 2/3 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1/3 cup chicken broth
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2/3 cup frozen peas, thawed
  • 3 tablespoons chopped green onions

Directions

  • 1. Place potatoes and water in a 2-qt. microwave-safe bowl. Cover and microwave on high for 8-10 minutes or until potatoes are tender; drain and set aside.
  • 2. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, saute pearl onions in butter for 2 minutes. Add the cream, broth, salt, nutmeg and pepper. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 5-7 minutes or until onions are tender. Stir in the peas, green onions and reserved potatoes; heat through. Yield: 6 servings.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup equals 227 calories, 16 g fat (10 g saturated fat), 52 mg cholesterol, 514 mg sodium, 18 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 4 g protein.