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Creamed Peas

Easter isn’t complete without this easy, creamy side dish. Springy peas are paired with fresh mint and lemon zest for an irresistible addition to your table.

Serves 8
Ready in 17 mins
Prep time 5 mins
Cooking time 12 mins
99 calories per serving


> 2 tbsp olive oil
> 1 medium onion, finely chopped
> 2 tbsp all-purpose flour
> 1 cup low-sodium vegetable or chicken stock
> 1/2 cup fat-free half & half
> 1 (16 oz) Nature's Promise® Frozen Peas
> 1 lemon, zested
> 1 (0.5 oz) pkg Nature's Promise® Organic Mint, thinly sliced


In a medium pot, heat the oil on medium. Add the onion and cook 5–6 min., until softened. Add the flour and cook 1–2 min., stirring frequently. Slowly stream in the stock and half & half, stirring constantly to avoid lumps.
Add the peas and bring mixture to a boil. Reduce to a simmer and cook 4–5 min., until peas are tender. Stir in the lemon zest and mint. Transfer mixture to a serving bowl and serve immediately.

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