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    Grandma's Famous Creamed Onions Au Gratin

    Grandma's Famous Creamed Onions Au Gratin. Photo by The Spice Guru

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    25 mins

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    20 mins

    The Spice Guru's Note:

    My grandmother's original recipe for Creamed Onions, which she served on every holiday.

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    1. 1
      THAW 1 (14 ounce) bag Bird's Eye Frozen petite Whole Onions; LET drain; MINCE 1/4 teaspoon fresh thyme leaves; GRATE 1/2 cup Sharp Cheddar Cheese; SET aside.
    2. 2
      MELT 2 tablespoons butter in a 1-2 quart saucepan over medium heat; ADD drained onions; RAISE heat to medium-high; STIR onions constantly as they cook, until they begin to caramelize.
    3. 3
      SPRINKLE 2 tablespoons flour over onions; STIR for for 1 minute.
    4. 4
      DEGLAZE onions with 1/3 cup dry white wine; ADD the minced thyme; STIR, scraping the bottom, until wine evaporates.
    5. 5
      REDUCE heat to medium-low.
    6. 6
      ADD 1/3 cup cream or half and half; STIR until sauce is warmed and thickened.
    7. 7
      SEASON sauce with 1/4 teaspoon dry mustard (or prepared horseradish), 1 pinch freshly grated nutmeg, 1 pinch ground white pepper, and kosher salt, to taste.
    8. 8
      REMOVE from heat; ADD the grated cheese; STIR until cheese is completely melted.
    9. 9
      GARNISH with thinly snipped chives and SERVE.
    10. 10
      GET READY to melt into your seat after just one taste!

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on December 15, 2010


      We made this for Thanksgiving 2010 and it rocked! I highly recommend it if you love creamed onions. We had never made them with cheese but it was really great! They will be on the table again this Christmas!

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    • on November 27, 2009


      This will make my Christmaas table this year for sure!

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    Nutritional Facts for Grandma's Famous Creamed Onions Au Gratin

    Serving Size: 1 (163 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 236.8
    Calories from Fat 151
    Total Fat 16.7 g
    Saturated Fat 10.5 g
    Cholesterol 52.1 mg
    Sodium 150.2 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 13.6 g
    Dietary Fiber 1.8 g
    Sugars 4.5 g
    Protein 5.5 g

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