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Peas in Cheddar Cream Sauce

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 15 min.


3 servings

“My family really likes these peas,” says Kelly Gerhardt. They make an appearance at her home in Council Bluffs, Iowa for holiday dinners. We’ve downsized the recipe for you to enjoy anytime!


  • 1/4 cup thinly sliced green onions
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 teaspoon all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon white pepper
  • 1 can (5 ounces) evaporated milk
  • 1/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 cup cubed process cheese (Velveeta)
  • 1-1/2 cups fresh or frozen peas, thawed


  1. In a small saucepan, saute onions in butter until tender. Stir in the flour, salt and pepper. Gradually stir in milk until blended. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 1-2 minutes or until thickened. Stir in cheeses until melted. Add peas; heat through.

Nutrition Facts

2/3 cup: 254 calories, 14g fat (10g saturated fat), 47mg cholesterol, 567mg sodium, 18g carbohydrate (10g sugars, 4g fiber), 13g protein.

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