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Cream Peas Recipe
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Cream Peas

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"In my search for a good cream pea recipe, I found many, but none that quite matched what I wanted. So I took to my own creativity and came up with this absolutely fabulous recipe. We love it so much we have this on the side quite often."

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Original recipe makes 4 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    5 mins
  • COOK

    10 mins

    15 mins


  1. In a medium saucepan, combine peas, water, and salt. Bring to a boil, then stir in butter.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk together cream, flour, and sugar. Stir mixture into peas. Cook over medium-high heat until thick and bubbly, about 5 minutes.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Mar 08, 2006

I thought these turned out delicious. However, due to previous reviews, I decided to add only 1/2 tsp of sugar to the mix, then added a few dashes of cumin and pepper. I agree that 2 Tb would be a bit much for the recipe. The cumin and pepper, and lowered sugar made this recipe a five star!

Most Helpful Critical Review
Nov 13, 2003

This wasn't exactly what I was looking for. It was very sweet, and not the gravy-like consistancy I wanted, but if you like a sweet cream flavor this is it. I just wanted more of a country gravy flavor.

Dec 22, 2003

very good! I added 1 cup of frozen tiny pearl onions and used 1/2 and 1/2 instead of heavy cream I also added a teaspoon of onion and garlic powder

Dec 02, 2006

This is definitely a favourite of mine. Ironically, this is the ONLY thing I make that the husband admittedly hates and refuses to eat. Peas? No problem. Creamed peas? Yeah right. Anyway, I make mine with canned peas instead. And, if I don't have cream, I just use 2%. They're delicious! Thanks for the recipe!

Jul 24, 2003

I've been searching for a great cream pea recipe and this is it! It has just the right amount of sweetness and creamy texture, I'm making it again tonight. Thank you very much!

Jul 24, 2003

Excellent recipe. It will go well with many main dishes.

Feb 27, 2007

Very good recipe. It had a real nice flavor and my family loved them.

Jul 24, 2003

Peas are a favourite of mine, and this was good, if a little sweet for my taste.


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  • Calories
  • 235 kcal
  • 12%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 18.5 g
  • 6%
  • Cholesterol
  • 50 mg
  • 17%
  • Fat
  • 16.2 g
  • 25%
  • Fiber
  • 4.3 g
  • 17%
  • Protein
  • 5 g
  • 10%
  • Sodium
  • 144 mg
  • 6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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