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New Potatoes and Peas in Dill Sauce

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Category: Side Dishes, Vegetables

 Ingredients List

  • 1 1/2 lb Golf-ball-size new potatoes
  • 1 1/2 lb Fresh garden peas; -OR-
  • 1 lb -Edible-pod peas
  • 3 tb Butter
  • 2 tb Flour
  • 1 1/4 c Milk or Half-and-Half
  • Salt
  • Freshly ground pepper
  • 1 ds Cayenne pepper
  • 1/3 c Chopped dill
  • 2 tb Lemon juice; or to taste


Scrub the potatoes well but do not pare them. Halve them and cook in
lightly salted boiling water 10 to 15 minute, or until just tender. Drain
and keep warm.

Shell the garden peas or string the edible-pod peas. Place them in a large
skillet with water to half-cover them. Cover with a tight-fitting lid and
cook 3 to 10 minutes, or until just tender. Drain and keep warm.

Meanwhile, melt the butter in a saucepan and stir in the flour. Cook over
low heat, stirring constantly, for 5 minutes. Stir in the milk or cream and
cook over low heat for about 10 minutes. Season with salt, pepper, and
cayenne. Stir in the dill and lemon juice.

Combine the peas, potatoes, and sauce in a large skillet and heat through
over a medium heat. Adjust seasoning and serve hot.

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