Peas in Cheese Sauce Recipe

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Peas in Cheese Sauce Recipe
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Peas in Cheese Sauce Recipe

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Mom dresses up convenient frozen peas with a quick-to-fix cheese sauce that our family loves.
MAKES:
8 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:
8 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 20 min.

Ingredients

  • 4-1/2 teaspoons butter
  • 4-1/2 teaspoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon white pepper
  • 1-1/2 cups milk
  • 3/4 cup cubed process cheese (Velveeta)
  • 2 packages (10 ounces each) frozen peas, thawed

Directions

In a large saucepan, melt butter over low heat. Stir in the flour, salt and pepper until smooth. Gradually add milk. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Add the cheese; stir until melted. Stir in peas; cook 1-2 minutes longer or until heated through. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Peas in Cheese Sauce in Taste of Home December/January 2007, p36

Nutritional Facts

2/3 cup: 114 calories, 6g fat (4g saturated fat), 19mg cholesterol, 284mg sodium, 9g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 2g fiber), 6g protein.

  • 4-1/2 teaspoons butter
  • 4-1/2 teaspoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon white pepper
  • 1-1/2 cups milk
  • 3/4 cup cubed process cheese (Velveeta)
  • 2 packages (10 ounces each) frozen peas, thawed
  1. In a large saucepan, melt butter over low heat. Stir in the flour, salt and pepper until smooth. Gradually add milk. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Add the cheese; stir until melted. Stir in peas; cook 1-2 minutes longer or until heated through. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Peas in Cheese Sauce in Taste of Home December/January 2007, p36

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pajamaangel User ID: 1603339 207969
Reviewed Nov. 6, 2013

"Not enough cheese for me. I could taste too much of the flour. I would make this again, but I'd have to tweak it a little bit."

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MackieSue User ID: 4919788 140572
Reviewed Feb. 16, 2012

"I've made this 3 times and each time it has gotten rave reviews."

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BarbieVA User ID: 3388747 63911
Reviewed May. 19, 2011

"A favorite. easy and good."

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BarbieVA User ID: 3388747 158576
Reviewed Oct. 17, 2010

"Very good. We make these often. Good way to get the kids to eat their peas."

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mike502 User ID: 4335208 158574
Reviewed Nov. 28, 2009

"We had this for Thanksgiving 2009. My 19 y/o son home from college made it. He liked it so much he wants the recipe! It is that good, everyone who ate it loved it."

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