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
  • 3
    whole cloves
  • 1
    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

How to Make Creamed Peas And Onions


  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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

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About Creamed Peas And Onions

Course/Dish: Vegetables

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