Creamed Peas



Serving size

2/3 cup
30 Minutes

This recipe can easily be multiplied but does not make very good leftovers.

Creamed Peas


1 1/3 cup Frozen peas
2 Tbsp Water
1/8 tsp., ground Dried tarragon
1 to taste Black pepper
1 tsp. Coarse ground mustard
1 ounces Reduced fat cream cheese


Place the peas in a small pan over medium high heat. Add the water, salt, tarragon and pepper.

Cook for about 5 minutes stirring occasionally.

As the water is almost evaporated, reduce the heat to medium. Add the mustard and cream cheese. Cook for about 3 minutes until the cheese is melted. Serve.

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GERD / Acid Reflux

No specific GERD triggers.


This recipe contains cheese and some of those who are lactose intolerant may be able to tolerate it.

Coumadin® (Warfarin)

This recipe is NOT safe for Coumadin (warfarin) users.

Gluten Sensitivity

This recipe is safe for those who are sensitive to gluten.


This is a low sodium recipe.

Recipe Notes

The mustard and tarragon in this riff on the traditional Creamed Peas recipe makes them really special.

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