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Peas in Cheese Sauce

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 20 min.

Makes

8 servings

Mom dresses up convenient frozen peas with a quick-to-fix cheese sauce that our family loves.

Ingredients

  • 4-1/2 teaspoons butter
  • 4-1/2 teaspoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon white pepper
  • 1-1/2 cups 2% milk
  • 3/4 cup cubed process cheese (Velveeta)
  • 2 packages (10 ounces each) frozen peas, thawed

Directions

  1. In a large saucepan, melt butter over low heat. Stir in the flour, salt and pepper until smooth. Gradually add milk. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Add the cheese; stir until melted. Stir in peas; cook 1-2 minutes longer or until heated through.

Nutrition Facts

2/3 cup: 114 calories, 6g fat (4g saturated fat), 19mg cholesterol, 284mg sodium, 9g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 2g fiber), 6g protein.

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