Mom 's Creamed Peas and Potatoes

Total Time
Prep 4 mins
Cook 10 mins

This is a basic, cheap vegetable side dish that is filling and it gives you something to do with canned veggies that is a little different.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 (15 ounce) can peas, undrained
  • 1 (14 1/2 ounce) can potatoes, drained
  • 12 cup milk
  • 3 tablespoons flour
  • salt and pepper


  1. Heat up peas and potatoes in saucepan.
  2. Make a thin roux with flour and milk.
  3. Add to peas and cook until thickened.
  4. Season with salt and pepper.


Most Helpful

I like side dishes that can be put together in a matter of minutes. I used frozen peas, as I still like a crunch to them. I found that the 1/2 cup milk and 3 tablespoons flour made a VERY thick roux. So I will cut the amount of flour to 2 tablespoon. I made this for Zaar World Tour 8 for the Bistro Babes team.

Charlotte J August 17, 2012

This is very good. Not lots of spices but comfort food. We eat creamed peas often but have never eaten them with potatoes before. I used fresh potatoes that I cut into small cubes then cooked in the microwave until just barely tender. Then I added them to the cream sauce. Then I folded in the peas so they wouldn't get mushy. The only thing I added was about 1 Tablespoon of butter. When DH came to get his food...he said, "What's that in the peas?" He took some. Made for ZWT #6 -2010.

CarrolJ June 19, 2010

This was easy and what a comfort dish! I remember my Mom making this too but it never occured to me me to make it. I used bagged potatoes and frozen peas so had to adjust the liquid a bit but it came out creamy and wonderful. My daughter even ate this and she hates peas! Thanks.

Paka April 10, 2007

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