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Potatoes, Peas & Pearl Onions

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 20 min.


6 servings

A quick and easy but elegant side dish for all kinds of meat entrees, this delicious blend of potatoes, pearl onions and peas is a favorite with Priscilla Gilbert in Indian Harbour Beach, Florida.


  • 1 package (20 ounces) refrigerated red potato wedges
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 1-1/3 cups frozen pearl onions, thawed
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 2/3 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1/3 cup chicken broth
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2/3 cup frozen peas, thawed
  • 3 tablespoons chopped green onions


  1. Place potatoes and water in a 2-qt. microwave-safe bowl. Cover and microwave on high for 8-10 minutes or until potatoes are tender; drain and set aside.
  2. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, saute pearl onions in butter for 2 minutes. Add the cream, broth, salt, nutmeg and pepper. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 5-7 minutes or until onions are tender. Stir in the peas, green onions and reserved potatoes; heat through.

Nutrition Facts

3/4 cup: 227 calories, 16g fat (10g saturated fat), 52mg cholesterol, 514mg sodium, 18g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 4g fiber), 4g protein.

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