Peas in Cheddar Cream Sauce Recipe

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Peas in Cheddar Cream Sauce Recipe
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Peas in Cheddar Cream Sauce Recipe

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“My family really likes these peas,” says Kelly Gerhardt. They make an appearance at her home in Council Bluffs, Iowa for holiday dinners. We’ve downsized the recipe for you to enjoy anytime!
MAKES:
3 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES:
3 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 15 min.

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup thinly sliced green onions
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 teaspoon all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon white pepper
  • 1 can (5 ounces) evaporated milk
  • 1/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 cup cubed process cheese (Velveeta)
  • 1-1/2 cups fresh or frozen peas, thawed

Directions

In a small saucepan, saute onions in butter until tender. Stir in the flour, salt and pepper. Gradually stir in milk until blended. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 1-2 minutes or until thickened. Stir in cheeses until melted. Add peas; heat through. Yield: 3 servings.
Originally published as Peas in Cheddar Cream Sauce in Cooking for 2 Spring 2008, p53

Nutritional Facts

2/3 cup: 254 calories, 14g fat (10g saturated fat), 47mg cholesterol, 567mg sodium, 18g carbohydrate (10g sugars, 4g fiber), 13g protein.

  • 1/4 cup thinly sliced green onions
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 teaspoon all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon white pepper
  • 1 can (5 ounces) evaporated milk
  • 1/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 cup cubed process cheese (Velveeta)
  • 1-1/2 cups fresh or frozen peas, thawed
  1. In a small saucepan, saute onions in butter until tender. Stir in the flour, salt and pepper. Gradually stir in milk until blended. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 1-2 minutes or until thickened. Stir in cheeses until melted. Add peas; heat through. Yield: 3 servings.
Originally published as Peas in Cheddar Cream Sauce in Cooking for 2 Spring 2008, p53

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mollyjayne User ID: 1309654 55275
Reviewed Jun. 27, 2012

"This was very simple to make. I added some regular onion when I did the green onion and cooked, crumbled bacon when I added the peas. There's a lot of cheese sauce, so adding cooked pasta is another great idea to make this dish go further (or to turn into an entree)."

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CometCooker User ID: 6386694 70529
Reviewed Apr. 10, 2012

"The peas were good with the cheese sauce and was easy to make."

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blais User ID: 2963818 142763
Reviewed Mar. 18, 2011

"I have been making cream peas for 60yrs ,havn't tryed with cheese yet but will .We eat creamed peas on toast for a lunch or light supper- Thessalon gal"

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blais User ID: 2963818 111895
Reviewed Mar. 18, 2011

"I have been making cream peas for 60yrs ,havn't tryed with cheese yet but will .We eat creamed pes on tost for a lunch or light supper- Thessalon gal"

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