Creamed Peas by Pioneer Woman

Creamed Peas by Pioneer Woman

We converted this Creamed Peas from Pioneer Woman in our vitaclay!  It's a classic comfort food that's simple to prepare and a popular choice for holiday meals and family dinners.



  • 2¬†tbsp.¬†salted butter
  • 1¬†medium shallot, chopped
  • 2¬†tbsp.¬†all-purpose flour
  • 1¬†3/4¬†c.¬†half-and-half
  • 3¬†frozen peas (from a 16-ounce bag), thawed
  • 2¬†tsp.¬†distilled white vinegar
  • Pinch of freshly grated nutmeg
  • 1/2¬†tsp.¬†kosher salt
  • Black pepper, to taste
  • 1/2¬†c.¬†crispy fried onions (such as French‚Äôs)


  1. Melt the butter in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Add the shallot and cook until just softened but not browned, 1 to 2 minutes. Sprinkle in the flour and cook, stirring, until incorporated and bubbly, about 1 minute. Slowly stir in the half-and-half and bring to a simmer.
  2. Stir in the peas and cook until the sauce is thickened and the peas are just tender, 5 to 7 minutes. Stir in the vinegar, nutmeg, salt and a few grinds of pepper. Pour into a serving bowl and top with the fried onions.

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