Creamed Peas And Onions

Cassie *


I love pea's..and pearl onions, add the Bechamel they are oh so good!

These are great for Thanksgiving!

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6 - 8


25 Min


2 c
whole milk
whole cloves
bay leaf
1 lb
pearl onions ( about 2 cups) peeled, trimmed or 1 lb frozen pearl onions, thawed
3 Tbsp
unsalted butter, divided
1 1/2 tsp
kosher salt, divided
1 tsp
2 Tbsp
all purpose flour
1/2 tsp
fresh ground pepper
1/4 tsp
ground nutmeg
2 - 1 lb
bags frozen peas, thawed
1/4 c
creme fraiche, whole milk greek yogurt, sour cream..i use sour cream

Directions Step-By-Step

Bring milk, cloves and bay leaf to a boil in a small saucepan; reduce heat to low and simmer for 15 minutes to let flavors meld.

Strain into a medium bowl; discard solids. Cover milk and keep warm.
Meanwhile place onions in a large skillet; add water to half cover the onions,( about a cup). Add 1 Tbsp. butter, 1 tsp salt, and sugar. Cook over medium - high heat, stirring occasionally, until liquid has evaporated and onions are golden brown, about 12 minutes.

Gently transfer to large plate.
Melt remaining 2 Tbsp, butte in same skillet over medium heat; add flour and whisk to combine. Cook stirring occasionally and scraping up brown bits from bottom of pan, for 1 minute.

Whisk in reserved milk, adding 1/4 cupful at a time. Cook stirring constantly, until thickened and bubbly. Stir remaining 1/2 tsp salt, pepper, and nutmeg. Add peas and onions; stir until heated through. Gently fold in, (cream, yogurt, or sour cream)..Serve

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Hashtags: #creamed, #peas, #onions, #pearl