Creamed Peas and Pearl Onions
Creamed Peas and Pearl Onions is a rich and creamy side dish perfect for a holiday meal. Peas and pearl onions are such a classic combination.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Total Time 18 minutes
- 1 (14-ounce) package frozen pearl onions
- 3 tablespoons butter
- 5 cups fresh or frozen peas, thawed
- 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
- 1/2 cup chicken broth
- 1/2 cup heavy cream
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1 teaspoon sugar
- 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
- 1 teaspoon finely chopped fresh mint, optional
Fill a medium saucepan halfway with water. Bring to a boil. Add pearl onions and simmer gently for 5 minutes. Drain.
Melt butter in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add pearl onions and cook 2 minutes.
Add peas and cook 1 minute.
Add flour and cook and stir for 1 minute.
Gradually add chicken broth and heavy cream, mixing it in as you pour.
Add salt, sugar, and black pepper. Cook for 2 to 3 minutes to thicken.
Sprinkle with mint.