Easy Creamy Red Potatoes and Peas

Creamy Red Potatoes and Peas

Creamy Red Potatoes and Peas is an old fashioned, classic recipe with potatoes and peas in a delicious cream sauce.  It’s a wonderful side dish for any time of year.


Creamy Red Potatoes 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 Creamy 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!


Creamy Red Potatoes and Peas


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 of milk
1 cup half and half cream


Creamy Red Potatoes and Peas


  • 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.


9 thoughts on “Easy Creamy Red Potatoes and Peas”

  1. It's a great dish, but kind of new to me, which means I'd love to try!
    I love potatoes and I loooooooooove veggies (I'm a vegetarian)

  2. 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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  4. 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

  5. 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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