Creamed Peas and Onions

Creamed Peas and Onions


"This is a very old and simple recipe to make."


25 m servings 170 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 170 kcal
  • 8%
  • Fat:
  • 9.2 g
  • 14%
  • Carbs:
  • 16.9g
  • 5%
  • Protein:
  • 5.6 g
  • 11%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 25 mg
  • 8%
  • Sodium:
  • 125 mg
  • 5%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a large skillet over low heat, stir together the butter and flour. Cook until flour is evenly coated.
  2. Over medium heat, stir in approximately 1/2 cup of milk at a time until thick.
  3. Add the peas and onions and cook until hot. Season with salt and pepper.
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  1. 56 Ratings


This has been one of my family's favorite dishes for years with one variation. Try frying 4 slices of bacon until crisp. Drain and set aside. Make the light roux with 4T bacon drippings instead ...

I was looking for a quick simple recipe for creamed peas, and found this. I used one can of peas and cut the ingredients in half for a speedy side dish and it still tasted yummy!

This was okay but I thought it would be better with canned or fresh peas. The thawed peas kind of have a thick, waxy skin. I think they're fine to use as an ingredient in a recipe but when it'...

This was a hit at thanksgiving - my dad especially liked it. I think I added quite a bit of salt and pepper in the end, and that's all the flavoring this dish needed. Thanks! This one is easy a...

I was surprised at how fast and easy this was to make. I had never heard of creamed peas and onions before, but now I know! My husband, who swears he doesn't like peas seemed to enjoy it. I o...

I needed a side dish for "Best Ever Chicken Casserole" tonight, and this recipe did the trick. I have fond memories of my grandma's creamed peas and this is darn close to the taste I remember. ...

When making this sauce I would suggest that you cook the butter and flour together - gently, you don't want it to brown but you do want to cook the flour. It should smell like pie crust cooking...

Quick and easy! Just like grandma used to make.

This was pretty bland and blah, but a good base for some more flavorful variations. i think if you grew up eating creamed peas and onions, this is a perfect traditional recipe. If not, try usi...