Simple Creamed Onions

Simple Creamed Onions

This simple recipe for creamed onions makes a delicious holiday side dish. Serve the creamy onions with boiled ham or a turkey dinner.
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  • Serves: 10 persons



  1. Step 1

    Gather the ingredients.
  2. Step 2

    Peel the onions and place them in a large saucepan. Add 1/2 teaspoon of the salt and enough water to cover.
  3. Step 3

    Place the pan over high heat and bring the onions to a boil. Reduce the heat to low and cover the pan; cook for 20 to 25 minutes. Drain and set aside.
  4. Step 4

    Melt the butter in a medium saucepan over medium-low heat; add the flour and the remaining 1/2 teaspoon salt. Cook the flour and butter slurry for about 2 minutes, stirring constantly.
  5. Step 5

    Gradually add the milk; cook until the mixture thickens and comes to a boil, stirring constantly. Add the hot sauce, if using, and stir to blend. Taste and adjust seasonings.
  6. Step 6

    Add the drained onions to the sauce; heat through and garnish with fresh chopped chives or parsley, if desired.
  7. Step 7

    Serve and enjoy!