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Milk Cooked Peas

Course Side Dish, Vegetables
Cuisine American
Keyword gluten free, side dish, vegetables
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories 95 kcal


  • 0.75 tsp corn starch 3/4 teaspoon corn starch
  • 3 garlic 3 smashed garlic clove
  • 2.5 cup pears 2 1/2 cup frozen - thawed pears
  • 0.5 cup half half 1/2 cup half and half
  • 0.5 tsp lemon 1/2 teaspoon grated zest of lemon
  • 1.5 tbsp flat-leaf parsley 1 1/2 tablespoons chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
  • 0.5 tbsp tarragon 1/2 tablespoon chopped fresh tarragon leaves


  1. Mix 1 tablespoon of the butter with the cornstarch and set aside.

  2. In a saucepan set over medium heat, melt the remaining 3 tablespoons butter. Add the garlic, and cook until the garlic begins to soften, 2 to 3 minutes.

  3. Add the peas and ¼ teaspoon each of salt and pepper, and cook the peas until they turn bright green, about 1 minute.

  4. Add the half-and half and cook until it bubbles in the center, about 30 seconds.

  5. Add the cornstarch mixture and cook, stirring until the content of the pan thickens and the peas are tender.

  6. Add the lemon zest, parsley and tarragon. Taste for salt and pepper, and adjust if necessary. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts
Milk Cooked Peas
Amount Per Serving
Calories 95 Calories from Fat 27
% Daily Value*
Fat 3g5%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Cholesterol 11mg4%
Sodium 14mg1%
Potassium 149mg4%
Carbohydrates 15g5%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 8g9%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 250IU5%
Vitamin C 6.9mg8%
Calcium 46mg5%
Iron 0.3mg2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.