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creamed peas and pearl onions

Recipe by
Beth Pierce
Old Monroe, MO

These sweet Creamed Peas with Pearl Onions combine peas and pearl onions into the creamiest classic quick side dish ever. With just seven ingredients and a few minutes you can have this comfort food on your table!

yield 4 serving(s)
prep time 10 Min
cook time 10 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For creamed peas and pearl onions

  • 8 oz
    fresh pearl onions
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 2 Tbsp
    all purpose flour
  • 2 c
  • 2 c
    frozen baby peas
  • salt and pepper to taste

How To Make creamed peas and pearl onions

  • 1
    Slice off the root ends on the pearl onions and drop into boiling water for about a minute. Drain and rinse with cold water. Pinch the stem end and a peeled onion will pop out. Set them aside
  • 2
    In large skillet over medium low heat melt butter. Whisk in flour and continue whisking until mixture is a light golden brown. Slowly whisk in milk and continue whisking until mixture thickens slightly; 3-4 minutes.
  • 3
    Add peas and pearl onions (that were set aside). Simmer for 5-7 minutes. Salt and pepper to taste.