Fresh Creamed Peas

Fresh Creamed Peas
4-6 servings
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2 cups fresh shelled peas (you can use frozen)
2 cups water
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 stick of butter, more if you like
1 tablespoon flour
1 tablespoon minced onion
1 1/2 cups milk

Combine peas, salt and water in a 2 quart saucepan and cook over medium high heat until peas are tender.  This could take 10-20 minutes depending on the type of peas.  Drain and set aside.  Melt butter and whisk in the flour and onion cooking for about 1 minute, do not brown, over high heat, whisk in milk and continue whisking until slightly thickened.  Add peas and simmer for 3 to 5 minutes.  Remove from heat and serve.

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