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Sweet Pea Casserole

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Sweet Pea Casserole
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 40 min
  • Servings 6
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A Southern favorite at holiday time. We combine sweet early peas with cream, cheddar and French fried onions rings.
Updated Nov 2, 2016

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup chopped onions
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese
  • 2 cans (15 oz each) LeSueur® very young small early peas, drained
  • 1 can (2.8 oz) french fried onion rings

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 350° F. In large saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Add onions and garlic, cook 2 minutes or until onions are tender. Stir in flour, salt, pepper; cook stirring constantly, 1 minute. Slowly stir in milk and cream; cook stirring constantly 4 to 5 minutes or until thickened.
  • 2
    Stir in cheese until melted and smooth. Add peas; stir gently to combine.Spoon mixture into 8 inch square baking dish. Bake 20 minutes. Top with french fried onions; bake an additional 5 minutes. Serve immediately.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    2 bags (12 oz each) Select frozen sweet peas can be substituted for the canned peas.

Nutrition

355.4 Calories, 23.1g Total Fat, 11.3g Protein, 26.6g Total Carbohydrate, 8.1g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 serving
Calories
355.4
Total Fat
23.1g
36%
Saturated Fat
12.3g
61%
Cholesterol
57.3mg
19%
Sodium
702.9mg
29%
Potassium
272.3mg
8%
Total Carbohydrate
26.6g
9%
Dietary Fiber
5.3g
21%
Sugars
8.1g
Protein
11.3g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin C
20.50%
20%
Calcium
23%
23%
Iron
11.40%
11%
Exchanges:
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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