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Creamed Sweet Peas

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 20 min.


4 servings

Mom's garden in the '40s provided us with many delicious vegetables, but her sweet peas were the best. She would pick them fresh, shell them and fix the best creamed sweet peas ever on her huge wood stove. —Jean Patten, Pineville, Louisiana


  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 2/3 cup milk
  • 2 cups fresh sweet peas or 1 package (10 ounces) frozen peas, thawed
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper


  1. In a large saucepan, combine the flour, sugar and milk. Stir in peas and pepper; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer for 10-12 minutes or until peas are heated through and sauce has thickened.

Nutrition Facts

3/4 cup: 140 calories, 2g fat (1g saturated fat), 6mg cholesterol, 24mg sodium, 26g carbohydrate (18g sugars, 4g fiber), 5g protein.

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  • MrsProper
    Dec 9, 2013

    Very good.

  • tjpb4
    Mar 28, 2013

    awesome recipe reminds me of being a kid- so easy too