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Creamed Beans and Potatoes

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 20 min.

Makes

6 servings

This soothing side dish is so much nicer than plain beans and potatoes. Mother relied on hearty downhome recipes such as this one. Now I also cook it for my family. —Lisa Andis, Morristown, Indiana

Ingredients

  • 4 medium red potatoes, cut into wedges
  • 1 package (10 ounces) frozen beans or peas
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 cup milk

Directions

  1. Place potatoes in a large saucepan and cover with water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 15-20 minutes or until tender. Cook beans according to package directions.
  2. Meanwhile, melt butter in a saucepan; stir in flour, salt and pepper until smooth. Gradually add milk. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 1 minute or until thickened. Drain potatoes and beans; place in a serving bowl. Add sauce and stir to coat.

Nutrition Facts

1 cup: 137 calories, 5g fat (3g saturated fat), 16mg cholesterol, 314mg sodium, 19g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 3g fiber), 4g protein.

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