Creamed Potatoes and Peas

Creamed Potatoes and Peas

Creamed Potatoes and Peas is a delicious and comforting dish. Here’s a simple recipe for you:


  • 4 cups potatoes, peeled and diced
  • 1 cup frozen peas
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups milk
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Optional: 1/2 cup grated cheese (cheddar or Parmesan)


  1. Boil Potatoes:
    • Place the diced potatoes in a large pot and cover them with water.
      • Bring the water to a boil and cook the potatoes until they are fork-tender (about 10-15 minutes).
      • Drain the potatoes and set them aside
  • Cook Peas:
    • In a separate pot, cook the frozen peas according to the package instructions.
    • Drain and set aside.
  • Make the Cream Sauce:
    • In a saucepan, melt the butter over medium heat.
    • Add the flour and whisk constantly to create a roux. Cook for 1-2 minutes, but do not let it brown.
    • Gradually whisk in the milk, ensuring there are no lumps.
    • Continue cooking and stirring until the sauce thickens.
  • Combine Potatoes, Peas, and Sauce:
    • Add the cooked and drained potatoes and peas to the cream sauce.
    • Stir gently to coat the potatoes and peas evenly with the sauce.
    • Season with salt and pepper to taste.

  • Optional: Add Cheese:
    • If you like, you can stir in grated cheese at this point for added flavor. Cheddar or Parmesan work well.
  • Serve:
    • Once everything is well combined and heated through, remove the pot from the heat.
    • Serve the creamed potatoes and peas hot.
  • Garnish (Optional):
    • Garnish with chopped fresh herbs like parsley or chives for a burst of freshness.

This Creamed Potatoes and Peas recipe is versatile, and you can adjust the seasonings and ingredients according to your taste. Enjoy your delicious and comforting dish!

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