Cream Potatoes and Peas

 cream potato and peas
I love this time of year! Fresh veggies from the garden and old favorites in the kitchen. One of my all time favorites is Cream  new red potatoes with fresh peas. You can imagine how excited I was when my mother in law called my husband and told him that the peas were ready to pick. This is so simple to make but the flavor is out of this world, and my girls love it!
2 pounds of small red potatoes, quartered
3 cups fresh or frozen peas
1/4 cup onion, chopped
2 Tablespoons butter
3 Tablespoons plus 1 teaspoon flour
3 teaspoons salt
2 teaspoons pepper
2 cups milk
1 cup half and half cream

  • Place the potatoes in a large cooking pot and cover with water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 8 to 12 minutes or until tender. Drain water.
  • Meanwhile, place peas in a small saucepan and cover with water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 3 to 5 minutes or until tender. Drain water.
  • In a large skillet, sauté onion in butter until tender. Mix flour with 1/4 cup of the milk in a cup, until smooth and no lumps.
  • Add milk, half and half, salt and pepper to the onions. Gradually add the flour mixture, stirring constantly.
  • Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Stir in potatoes and peas, heat completely through.

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9 thoughts on “Cream Potatoes and Peas”

  1. Sounds and looks very yummy, we all love sweet peas so this is something I will definitely be looking into making. Thanks for sharing with us.
    Have a lovely rest of the week

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  3. Oh my word, is this a terrific throw-back recipe or what! I haven't had this in years, and frankly forgot all about it. Thanks for linking up at Wonderful Wed Blog Hop. Carrie, A Mother's Shadow

  4. Creamed potatoes and peas! Yum! This dish brings back fond memories of some of the creamy vegetable dishes my mother used to make when I was growing up.What a decadent delight! Thank you so much for sharing this delicious recipe on the Healthy, Happy, Green & Natural Blog Hop! I appreciate it!

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