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Creamed Peas

A great recipe for veggies
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: recipes for peas, side dishes kids love, vegetables in cream sauce with bacon
Servings: 4
Calories: 267kcal

Ingredients

  • 16 oz frozen peas cooked per package directions
  • 2 slices crisp bacon diced

Sauce:

  • 1 1/2 cups hot whole milk
  • 3 tbs butter
  • 3 tbs flour
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper white preferred
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped onion

Instructions

  • Drain peas and set aside.
  • Melt the butter over medium-high heat; add onion and cook until it just becomes translucent. Stir in the flour and let it bubble. Cook for 2 minutes.
  • Gradually whisk in the hot milk and whisk until it begins to bubble. Reduce the heat and add the salt & pepper.
  • Stir in the cooked peas and top with the diced bacon.

Nutrition

Serving: 1serving | Calories: 267kcal | Carbohydrates: 26g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 4g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 36mg | Sodium: 771mg | Potassium: 443mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 1280IU | Vitamin C: 46mg | Calcium: 139mg | Iron: 2mg