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creamed onions

Recipe by
Janie Massey
Danielsville, GA

This is a delicious side addition to Thanksgiving or Christmas dinner. It's wonderful anytime if you love onions. My Mother made these for many years as did I and it's one of my Sons favorites. Hope you enjoy as much as we do.

yield 8 -10
prep time 20 Min
cook time 35 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For creamed onions

  • 2 lb
    onions, small white or 2-16 oz jars of onions heated and drained
  • 2 Tbsp
    butter or margerine
  • 2 Tbsp
    all purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/8 tsp
    pepper, white or black
  • 1 1/2 c
    milk, evaporated milk or half and half
  • 1 dash
    nutmeg or to taste
  • 1 pinch
    sugar (optional)

How To Make creamed onions

  • 1
    For the fresh onions, add to several inches of salted boiling water. Cover and cook until tender, about 15-20 minutes for small and 30-35 for the larger. Drain and remove skins.
  • 2
    Melt butter over low heat. Blend in flour, salt and pepper. Cook over low heat stirring constantly until smooth and bubbly..
  • 3
    Romove from heat. Slowly stir in milk of choice. Place back on heat and bring to boiling stirring constantly. Simmer and stir 1 minute.
  • 4
    Add nutmeg and sugar if desired. Correct seasoning and pour over onions.

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