Back to Peas in Cheese Sauce

Print Options


Card Sizes

Peas in Cheese Sauce Recipe

Peas in Cheese Sauce Recipe

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


  • 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 2% 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.

Nutritional Facts

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

Reviews for Peas in Cheese Sauce

Sort By :

Average Rating
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."

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

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

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

"A favorite. easy and good."

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."

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."

Loading Image