Courtesy Creamed Peas

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Nov. 18, 2011

Ingredients

Green peas 1 Pound (Fresh or frozen)
Water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Half and half 2 Cup (32 tbs)
Salt 1 Teaspoon
Butter 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)
Sugar 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)
Corn starch 1/2 Cup (8 tbs) , dissolved in 1/2 cup cold water

Directions

GETTING READY

1) Arrange all the ingredients.

MAKING

2) In a large heavy saucepan, combine peas, water, half-and-half, salt, butter and sugar over medium heat and bring almost to a boil.

3) Slowly add cornstarch mixture and cook, stirring, until the mixture thickens to the consistency of gravy.

SERVING

4) Serve the warm creamed peas along with your main dishes and bread.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Cook Time: 20 Minutes
Ready In: 20 Minutes

Nutrition Facts

Serving size Complete recipe

Calories 1822Calories from Fat 906

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 103 g158.5%

Saturated Fat 63 g315%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol

Sodium 2170 mg90.42%

Total Carbohydrates 191 g63.7%

Dietary Fiber 23 g92%

Sugars 76 g

Protein 40 g80%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet