Creamed Peas

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 15 min.


4 servings

Updated: Nov. 07, 2022
I can still taste these wonderful creamed 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.
Creamed Peas Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 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 whole milk
  • 1 teaspoon sugar


  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 until thickened, 1-2 minutes. Drain peas; stir into the sauce and heat through.
Creamed Peas Tips

Can you use canned or fresh peas instead of frozen?

You can easily substitute canned or fresh peas instead of frozen without too many changes to the recipe—it's entirely up to your own personal preferences which type you use!

What else can you put in creamed peas?

There are many toppings that can be added to easily enhance creamed peas. Try sprinkling in some fried onion strips, bacon pieces or potato chunks.

What can you serve with creamed peas?

Creamed peas make a great accompaniment to roast chicken, meat loaf or steak.

—Sammi DiVito, Taste of Home Assistant Editor

Nutrition Facts

1/2 cup: 110 calories, 4g fat (2g saturated fat), 12mg cholesterol, 271mg sodium, 14g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 3g fiber), 5g protein.

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