Unbelievable Peas In Sour Cream

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"The name says it all! This recipe not only includes peas, but cucumber (or zucchini) make part of the ingredients. The option to make a homemade dressing (Cooked Dressing) also makes part of the ingredients which adds to the yumminess, but mayonnaise or bought dressing can also be used."

Original recipe yields 6 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (224 g)
  • Calories 179.9
  • Total Fat - 9.2 g
  • Saturated Fat - 5.2 g
  • Cholesterol - 56.1 mg
  • Sodium - 505.8 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 17.3 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 1.8 g
  • Sugars - 10.4 g
  • Protein - 6.6 g
  • Calcium - 101.3 mg
  • Iron - 1 mg
  • Vitamin C - 2.7 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.1 mg

Step 1

Slice cucumber into 1/4-inch slices. Place them in a large saucepan and add the herbs, peas, butter, salt, and water.

Step 2

Cover and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low and simmer for 6 minutes, less if frozen peas are used.

Step 3

Blend the sour cream, mayonnaise and lemon juice, and pour over the peas.

Step 4

Heat thoroughly, stirring to prevent sticking. Serve immediately.

COOKED DRESSING METHOD - this makes 2 cups, but the recipe can be cut down to fit this recipe or the remaining dressing can be used on salads, sandwiches, etc.

Step 5

Combine sugar, melted butter, flour, mustard, turmeric, and salt in a small saucepan.

Step 6

Whisk in the beaten egg and gradually add the hot milk.

Step 7

Place on the stove over medium heat. When hot, briskly beat in the vinegar, stirring until thickened. Remove from heat and cool.

Step 8

If using for potato or macaroni salad, add to the salad while warm so the flavor permeates the entire salad.

Step 9

If using the apples, add minutes before serving.

Step 10

YIELD: about 2 cups

Tips & Variations

No special items needed.