Creamed Peas & Potatoes w/Pearl Onions

Kim Biegacki


So, tonight I was craving a dish that my Grandma Campbell used to make as soon as she could get some new potatoes from the garden and there was enough pea pods to pick to make this comfort food. It is really simple to make. The true brillance of this dish is getting the sweet crunchy peas, potatoes & onions fresh from the garden. Those fresh peas made me & my little Sis devout fans. They are fabulous in a salad! Often, my sister & I would get into trouble as we were shelling the peas because we would sneak & eat handfuls of them leaving very little for the dish Grammie was making.


★★★★★ 6 votes

4 - 6 servings
5 Min
15 Min
Stove Top


  • 9 - 11 small
    new red potatoes
  • 1/2 bag(s)
    peas, baby fresh or frozen
  • 1 small
    bag of pearl onions
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 3 - 4 Tbsp
  • ·
    salt & fresh cracked pepper
  • 3/4 - 1 c
    half and half or milk
  • 1/2 tsp
    freshly grated nutmeg

How to Make Creamed Peas & Potatoes w/Pearl Onions


  1. Steam your potates and peas till tender. Prepare you pearl onions by boiling for 5 minutes and removing skins. Mix all three in a bowl once you have your sauce ready to pour over them.
  2. Add your butter to a sauce pan and melt on medium heat. Once melted add in your flour and whisk till it is a paste. Now add your cream and keep whisking. Keep stirring till it begins to thicken. About 5 to 7 minutes or so. I like to add just a little fresh grated nutmeg but that is optional. If you need it thicker add a little more flour. If too thick add a little milk or more cream.

    Prepare sauce and pour over veggies.
  3. Now mix your cream sauce in with the veggies and coat well. Add your salt and pepper and you are ready to serve.
  4. If using frozen peas this is a good brand to find.
  5. Here is a photo of fresh peas that were just shelled.

Printable Recipe Card

About Creamed Peas & Potatoes w/Pearl Onions

Course/Dish: Vegetables, Potatoes
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy
Hashtags: #butter, #Cream, #peas, #onions

Show 24 Comments & Reviews

Cheesy Green Bean Casserole Recipe

Cheesy Green Bean Casserole

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Easy, classic green bean casserole recipe you need for every holiday. Click here for the Cheesy Green Bean Casserole recipe!

22 Zucchini Recipes That'll Make You A Cooking Rock Star

22 Zucchini Recipes That'll Make You a Cooking Rock Star

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Make the most out your summer cooking with delicious zucchini recipes. They'll make you a cooking rock star.

Cheesy Baked Asparagus Recipe

Cheesy Baked Asparagus

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

The easiest side dish ever! Cheesy Baked Asparagus is a vegetable recipe everyone will drool over. Click here for the Cheesy Baked Asparagus recipe!