Grama's Peas

Grama's Peas Recipe

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Torrey Moseley


This recipe comes from my maternal grandmother. It's been served at our family holiday meals for, gosh, 50 years or more. My grandmother is not with us anymore (I miss you, Grama)...but her peas live on. These sound weird but taste amazing....and sadly, they are NOT low-cal. C'est la vie.

★★★★★ 1 vote
8 to 12
15 Min
1 Hr


4 can(s)
(15 oz. cans) early june peas -- like le sueur brand
1 large
green pepper
6 Tbsp
butter, cold
approx 1
pint heavy cream
black pepper

How to Make Grama's Peas


  • 1Preheat oven to 375 degrees
  • 2Slice green pepper into 1/2-inch thick rings.
  • 3Open and drain cans of peas. Dump them into 13x9 baking dish.
  • 4Arrange pepper slices, evenly, over peas.
  • 5Pour cream over peas until peas are just covered.
  • 6Cut cold butter into small pieces and dot over surface of peas.
  • 7Season with salt and pepper.
  • 8Bake for about an hour until cream has thickened and peas are sort of browned on top.

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About Grama's Peas

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Hashtags: #Cream, #easy, #peas