Total Time
56mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 36 mins

This is best with fresh sweet green peas right out of the garden. My mom uses this recipe and it is a favorite of my family. Adapted from Gooseberry Patch Celebrate Summer.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 tablespoon sweet butter
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 cup finely chopped onion
  • 4 cups peas, freshly shelled
  • 3 tablespoons cream
  • salt and pepper

Directions

  1. In a saucepan, melt the butter in the oil over low heat.
  2. Add the onion; cook for about 15 minutes or until tender and golden; stir occasionally.
  3. Add peas and just enough water to reach the top of the peas.
  4. Bring to a simmer; cover and cook for 15 minutes or until peas are very tender.
  5. Add cream and cook until the liquid thickens into a sauce--about 5 or 6 minutes.
  6. Season to taste with salt and pepper.

Reviews

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I was searching for a recipe that jazzed up peas and came across this..it was perfect as I had some cream that I needed to use up...I used frozen baby peas and they worked fine and tasted great..but I'm sure fresh ones would only make it better. Thanks Di.

Evie* July 01, 2005

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