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Overhead bowl of creamed peas in a white bowl.
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Creamed Peas

Creamed Peas is a quick and delicious healthy side dish that will add a touch of comfort to any meal you serve.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time7 mins
Course: Side Dish, Vegetable
Cuisine: Universal
Keyword: cream, creamed, peas, side dish, vegetables
Servings: 4
Calories: 130kcal


  • 1 Tablespoon butter (substitute Dairy Free butter alternative to make this recipe Dairy Free and Vegan)
  • 2 cups frozen peas
  • ½ cup water
  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • cup half and half cream (see note)
  • 2 Tablespoons all purpose flour (use Gluten Free flour to make this recipe Gluten Free)
  • ¼ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 Tablespoon minced parsley or mint


  • Melt butter in a small saucepan over medium heat. Add peas, water, sugar, and salt and stir to combine. Cover and bring to a boil, about 5 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, whisk together the cream, flour, and pepper together in a measuring cup, ensuring that there are no lumps. When the peas begin to boil, slowly stir in the cream mixture. Continue to cook until the liquid has thickened. Remove from the heat, and add the parsley. Serve immediately.


You can substitute evaporated milk, or whatever milk you have in the fridge. Use your favorite dairy free milk to make this recipe Dairy Free and Vegan.


Calories: 130kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 15mg | Sodium: 330mg | Potassium: 215mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 800IU | Vitamin C: 30mg | Calcium: 44mg | Iron: 1mg