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Peas and Cauliflower in Mustard Sauce Recipe

Description:  As gardeners, we like to use fresh garden vegetables in our recipes. Getting  fresh peas (a late spring-early summer crop) and cauliflower (fall) is a problem, unless you grow a fall crop. So, plan ahead and grow a fall crop of peas.

Contributed By: Bob M., Rochester, NY

Yield: 6 - 8 servings


  • 1 medium size cauliflower, separately into flowerets(or 1package frozen)

  • 2 cups peas (or 1 10 oz package frozen)

  • 2 Tablespoons butter or margarine

  • 1 Tablespoon flour

  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

  • dash of pepper

  • 1 Tablespoon prepared dry mustard

  • 34/ cup milk

  • 1 egg, beaten

  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice

Preparation Directions:

  1. Cook cauliflower and peas separately in boiling water, until tender.

  2. Prepare the sauce while vegetables are cooking.

  3. Melt butter in a saucepan.

  4. Stir in flour, salt, pepper and mustard.

  5. Add milk.

  6. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly until sauce thickens.

  7. Slowly stir in egg.

  8. Add lemon juice.

  9. Drain vegetables and place on a serving dish.

  10. Pour sauce over the top.

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