Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Those new potatoes will pair up nice with the garden peas!!!

Creamed Garden Potatoes and Peas Recipe

We all have comfort foods...this one is mine, My Gardner Guy approves!!!

2  pounds small red potatoes, quartered
3 cups of fresh or frozen peas
1 chopped onion
2  - 4 tablespoons of butter
3 tablespoons plus 1 tsp. of all purpose flour
1 - 1/2 tsp. of salt
1/4 tsp. pepper
2 cups of 2% milk
1 cup of half and half cream

Place potatoes in a large saucepan and cover with water. Bring to a
boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 8-12 minutes or until
tender. Drain.

Meanwhile, place peas and water in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil.
Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 3-5 minutes or until tender.

In a large saucepan, saute onion in butter until tender. Stir in the
flour, salt and pepper until blended; gradually add milk and cream.
Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened.
Stir in potatoes and peas; heat through. Yield: 12 servings.

Special notes....I'm doing the weight watcher thing...

Nutritional Facts

2/3 cup equals 156 calories, 5 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 18 mg cholesterol, 345 mg sodium, 22 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 6 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 starch, 1 fat.

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