CREAMED PEAS AND PEARL ONIONS WITH BUTTERED LEEKS

Ellen Bales

By
@Starwriter

My love affair with pearl onions continues. I thought, why not add my other love, leeks, to the mix? So this recipe was born. If you love pearl onions and leeks like I do, I think you will love this dish!
12-22-15

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
6
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

1 bag(s)
pearl onions
2 medium
leeks, washed and sliced 1/2" thick
1 c
frozen green peas
4 Tbsp
butter, divided
3 Tbsp
all purpose flour
1/8 tsp
garlic powder
1/2 tsp
salt
1/4 tsp
white pepper
2 c
heavy cream

Step-By-Step

1Wash leeks thoroughly, then slice in half lengthwise. Cut into 1/2" slices.
2Place pearl onions in boiling water for 3-4 minutes; rinse in cold water and peel. Set aside.
3In a large saucepan, melt 2 Tbsp. butter and add the washed and sliced leeks. Cook, stirring often, for 5 minutes.
4Meanwhile, steam the peas and the pearl onions for 5 minutes and drain. Add mixture to the pan containing the leeks.
5In a medium saucepan, melt 2 Tbsp. butter and stir in flour, making a paste. Gradually add the heavy cream, whisking constantly until mixture becomes slightly thick. Add seasonings
6When sauce is thick and bubbling, pour over peas, pearl onions and leeks. Stir and serve.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy, Heirloom