Garden Creamed Potatoes And Greenbeans

Linda Smith

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@Cookenwithlov

My dad loved to garden always bringing something home for Mom to cook, so when he brought home new potatoes and green beans you were almost sure to get creamed potatoes and green beans. This was one of his favorites, nothing better than fresh.


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Serves:

8

Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

1 lb
red potatoes, small (washed)
1 lb
fresh greenbeans (cooked al dente)
4 clove
garlic
1/4 c
butter
1/2 c
flour
1 c
potato water
2 c
milk ( or cream or 1/2 and 1/2)
2 Tbsp
chives( fresh and diced)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Place washed potatoes in sauce pan add enough salted water to cover them,add the garlic cloves. Bring to a boil and let cook till you can stick them with a fork and it goes right into the potato.
2
In a sauté pan melt butter, add flour, stir flour into the butter , whisk this so it doesn't burn, cook about 1 minute to get rid of the flour taste.
3
Carefully add 1 cup of water from the potatoes. Whisk to combine, bring to a boil and add milk whisk until this comes to a boil again and thickens.
4
Chop up your chives and add to milk mixture. at this point you can add some shredded cheese if you like.
5
Drain your potatoes, add green beans , pour milk mixture over both and mix together.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy