Grandma's Famous Creamed Onions Au Gratin

Recipe by The Spice Guru
READY IN: 25mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
Advertisement

DIRECTIONS

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • SPRINKLE 2 tablespoons flour over onions; STIR for for 1 minute.
  • DEGLAZE onions with 1/3 cup dry white wine; ADD the minced thyme; STIR, scraping the bottom, until wine evaporates.
  • REDUCE heat to medium-low.
  • ADD 1/3 cup cream or half and half; STIR until sauce is warmed and thickened.
  • 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.
  • REMOVE from heat; ADD the grated cheese; STIR until cheese is completely melted.
  • GARNISH with thinly snipped chives and SERVE.
  • GET READY to melt into your seat after just one taste!
Advertisement