Thursday, May 4, 2017

Grønærter og Gulrøder(Creamed Peas and Carrots)

I never liked and really, honestly, still don't care for cooked peas or cooked carrots, but if you put the two of them together in this dish, for some reason, I'll eat them every day.
Almost.
Grønærter (Creamed Peas and Carrots
Of course it could have something to do with the fact that peas and carrots do complement each other very well in several dishes.
I love my Italiensk Salat, which is peas and carrots in a little mayonnaise, topping a piece of ham on a Smørrebrød.
This sauce was also one that my mom made that I got on board with and ate with relish, and it does go so well with ham, as well as Karbonadar or a nice roast chicken breast or ?
Grønærter (Creamed Peas and Carrots




yield: 2 cupsprint recipe

Grønærter (creamed Peas and Carrots

prep time: 15 MINScook time: 15 MINStotal time: 30 mins
This sauce can be served with Ham, Karbonader, Grilled Chicken or Pork Roast, although my mom usually made it as an accompaniment to Ham, so that's how I like it served. And it's a sneaky way to get kids to eat their peas and carrots. It worked on me.

INGREDIENTS:

  • 2 cups frozen peas and carrots, cooked
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 tablespoon Butter
  • 1 tablespoon Flour
  • salt and pepper to taste

INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. Cook the peas and carrots til done. Drain and set aside for a minute while you make the sauce. 
  2. Melt the butter over low heat, add the flour and stir together, cooking it for a couple of minutes. This takes the raw flour taste away. 
  3. Whisk in a cup of milk, and turn the heat up to medium. Continue to cook, whisking constantly, until it comes to a boil and cooks for an additional 3 or so minutes. Add salt and pepper to taste then add the drained cooked peas and carrots. Let it come to a boil again, and let cook for another couple of minutes. Serve with cooked ham or Karbonader.
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BTW, if you're Danish, or just want to help us celebrate a special day, light a candle and place it in your window this evening to commemorate Denmark's liberation after 5 years of occupation. Just after 8 pm on May 4th, 1945 the announcement was made over the BBC from London  and Danes rushed out into the streets, lit candles and celebrated.
Sid Munkholm
Sid Munkholm

Sid loves to cook, feed people and have fun in the kitchen. She shares her successes and the involuntary offerings she sometimes gives the kitchen goddess as well. And she's still looking for the mythical fairy to help her clean the kitchen after a marathon cooking session. Currently working on a cookbook showcasing the recipes from her Danish heritage.

1 comment:

  1. I just love creamed peas and carrots! Hope you are having a fantastic week and thanks so much for sharing with us at Full Plate Thursday. We will look forward to seeing you again real soon!
    Miz Helen

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