Creamed Pearl Onions and Peas

Creamed pearl onions and peas is a classic dish that many of us remember from the holiday dinner table. But why wait when you can have it anytime?

Creamed Pearl Onions and Peas

Creamed Pearl Onions and Peas

Course Side Dish
Servings 3
Calories 174 kcal


  • ½ cup frozen pearl onions
  • 1 cup frozen peas
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 1 tbsp flour
  • ½ tsp sugar
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp pepper
  • ½ cup milk
  • 2 tbsp Parmesan cheese (optional)


  • Simmer pearl onions in water for 5 minutes. Drain.
  • Melt butter in a saute pan over medium heat. Add onions and saute for 3 minutes.
  • Add peas and saute for 1 minute.
  • Add flour, sugar, salt and pepper. Stir until well combined with butter.
  • Gradually add milk, stirring constantly, and simmer until sauce has thickened (1-2 minutes).
  • Add Parmesan, if desired. Serve hot.
  • Hack: Store leftovers in the refrigerator for up to 5 days.
Keyword easy, fast and easy, green peas, holiday side dish, low calorie, pearl onions, quick and easy, side dish, simple, vegetarian

Did you know?  Peas are a member of the legume family and bring you a host of nutritional benefits.  Pearl onions are also rich in vitamins and minerals! Who knew?

Suggestion:  This dish would taste great paired with another classic favorite:  Meatloaf!

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