Creamed Onions

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Recipe by lazyme

This is a nice side dish. The onion-cooking liquid is very flavorful, so save it to add to a soup or stew instead of stock or broth.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cut off tip and root ends of onions.
  2. Peel, quarter, then separate onion layers.
  3. Cook onions in boiling salted water to cover in a 2-quart saucepan until tender, 15 to 20 minutes, and drain in a colander.
  4. Melt butter in saucepan over moderate heat.
  5. Add flour and cook, whisking, 1 minute.
  6. Add cream in a slow stream, whisking, and simmer, whisking, until thickened, about 2 minutes.
  7. Add onions, cloves, and salt and pepper to taste and gently simmer 5 minutes.
  8. Stir in parsley.

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