CREAMED PEAS AND PEARL ONIONS WITH BUTTERED LEEKS

7
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

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  • 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

How to Make CREAMED PEAS AND PEARL ONIONS WITH BUTTERED LEEKS

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.

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About CREAMED PEAS AND PEARL ONIONS WITH BUTTERED LEEKS

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




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