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Creamed Onions - Recipe

Sweet and mild pearl onions become a tasty side dish with this super recipe that makes a great accompaniment for red meat entrées.
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Creamed Onions Recipe
  • Fill one saucepan with water and bring it to a boil.
  • Add onions and cover. Remove from the heat and let them sit for 5 minutes.
  • Drain the onions, allow to cool and then peel the onions. Set them aside.
  • In another saucepan, melt butter or margarine. Add the flour and whisk in the chicken broth in a steady stream.
  • Continue whisking over medium heat until thickened, add the cream and continue whisking.
  • Add the thyme, salt, pepper and onions.
  • Reduce the heat to low and simmer until the onions are tender and the sauce is thick, approximately 45 minutes.
  • When ready to serve, garnish with onions and bacon bits if desired.
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 45 minutes
Container: two medium saucepans
-2 pounds pearl onions
-3 tablespoons flour
-3 tablespoons butter or margarine
-1 1/2 cups chicken broth
-1 cup heavy whipping cream
-3 sprigs thyme - stemmed and rough chopped
-1 teaspoon salt
-1/2 teaspoon pepper
-2 tablespoons green onions - chopped for garnish if desired
- bacon bits for garnish if desired