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


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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

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Wash leeks thoroughly, then slice in half lengthwise. Cut into 1/2" slices.
2
Place pearl onions in boiling water for 3-4 minutes; rinse in cold water and peel. Set aside.
3
In a large saucepan, melt 2 Tbsp. butter and add the washed and sliced leeks. Cook, stirring often, for 5 minutes.
4
Meanwhile, steam the peas and the pearl onions for 5 minutes and drain. Add mixture to the pan containing the leeks.
5
In 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
6
When 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