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Creamed Peas and Potatoes Recipe

Creamed Peas and Potatoes Recipe

Nothing beats this comforting side dish to go with Mom's meat loaf. The peas and potatoes combined with a creamy white sauce make a hearty dish that also adds appealing color to the meal. -Linda Nilsen, Anoka, Minnesota
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:6-8 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 medium red potatoes, cubed
  • 1 package (10 ounces) frozen peas
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 2 tablespoons butter or margarine
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon white pepper
  • 1-1/2 cups milk
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh dill

Directions

  • 1. Place potatoes in a saucepan; cover with water and cook until tender.
  • 2. Cook peas according to package directions, adding sugar.
  • 3. Meanwhile, melt the butter in a saucepan; add flour, salt and pepper to form a paste. Gradually stir in milk. Bring to a boil; boil for 1 minute. Add dill; cook until thickened and bubbly. Drain potatoes and peas; place in a serving bowl. Pour sauce over and stir to coat. Serve immediately. Yield: 6-8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup: 131 calories, 5g fat (3g saturated fat), 14mg cholesterol, 242mg sodium, 18g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 3g fiber), 5g protein.

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cwbuff
Reviewed Sep. 28, 2009

"Very good American heritage-type recipe. Creamed veggies like these are great comfort food which at the same time can be served for special dinners."

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