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Creamed Onions II Recipe
  • READY IN 55 mins

Creamed Onions II

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"My mother always included this dish at our Thanksgiving and Christmas dinners, and there was never any left over."

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Original recipe makes 8 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    35 mins
  • COOK

    20 mins

    55 mins


  1. Cut ends off onions and place in a large pot of water. Bring to boil; remove from water and cool slightly. Slip skins off and return onions to water. Simmer until tender.
  2. In a saucepan, melt butter and gradually stir in flour until smooth. Cook over low heat for 5 minutes, stirring constantly.
  3. In a separate saucepan, scald half and half, gradually whisk into butter mixture. Add nutmeg, salt and pepper sauce; add onions and cook until thick and smooth.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Dec 03, 2005

My mom would make creamed onions every Thanksgiving. Since I haved moved to Holland I have not been able to have them. I made this recipe for a party That I went to. It comes very close to what my mom would make. YUMMY!!!!!!!!!!!!

Most Helpful Critical Review
Nov 30, 2009

Pleasant but not exceptional. Need to at least triple the spices for a flavorful dish. Next time I will try to increase the roux as well, because the sauce is a nice texture but does not adhere to the onions.

Nov 24, 2005

This is always "my" dish to make for Thanksgiving. Usually I just wing it, but it was nice to have the proportions done for me- I always forget these guys need an unusually thick white sauce. I used more salt, pepper sauce and nutmeg than called for. I picked this recipe because I've always felt fresh nutmeg was the key to making this dish good and not too bland. Happy turkey day!

Nov 06, 2004

They were very good. My husband enjoyed them very much, as did I. I am going to try this dish for Thanksgiving this year as a change of pace.

Mar 20, 2003

Easy and tasty. My onions were too big though they were labeled boiling onions....I really should have bought super tiny onions. A nice warm-the-tummy side dish to go along side your colorful veggies because it is blah-zay white. Perhaps a sprinkling of parsley or something ....

Nov 16, 2009

successful basic recipe for a traditional holiday side dish. omitting the hot sauce, comes out exactly like my mom made from the recipe her old german auntie gave her.

Aug 06, 2006

Although I'm not a fan of creamed onions, my hubby is and this made him very happy. Thank you Maureen!

Nov 29, 2008

NO FAT sauce 1 Cup skim milk 1/4 Cup skim milk powder and 1 TBS corn starch wisking constantly while heating to a boil to thicken, season as above.


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  • Calories
  • 190 kcal
  • 9%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 16.3 g
  • 5%
  • Cholesterol
  • 38 mg
  • 13%
  • Fat
  • 12.9 g
  • 20%
  • Fiber
  • 2.1 g
  • 8%
  • Protein
  • 3.5 g
  • 7%
  • Sodium
  • 125 mg
  • 5%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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