English Peas and Pearls (Creamed Green Peas With Pearl Onions)

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 15 mins

Peas & Pearls are a lovely accompaniment to Sunday roast chicken, or to traditional ham or lamb dishes! You may use fresh seasonal petite baby peas and white pearl onions, when available.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook peas and onions (according to package directions) until done; drain. Set aside and keep warm.
  2. In a medium saucepan, whisk together the cream, sugar, salt & pepper, garlic, tarragon, and flour until smooth.
  3. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat; reduce heat to medium and continue to cook, stirring constantly, for three minutes more.
  4. Reduce heat to low and add the cooked peas and onions to the cream sauce; stir gently to combine and heat through briefly.
  5. Serve immediately with a garnish of sweet cream butter and fresh snipped parsley (or mint).
Most Helpful

Who knew peas could taste so good! Left out the tarragon because I did not have any. They were great anyway.

NightOwl July 05, 2010