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Creamed Onions


Cut this recipe in half for a smaller family dinner.


  • 3 pounds small white onions, peeled
  • 1 teaspoon salt, divided
  • 1/4 cup butter or margarine
  • 5 tablespoons flour
  • 2 cups low-fat milk
  • few drops hot sauce


Place onions in saucepan. Add 1/2 teaspoon of the salt and enough water to cover. Bring onions to a boil; cover and cook 20 to 25 minutes. Drain and set aside. For the sauce: In a medium saucepan, melt butter in saucepan; blend in flour and remaining 1/2 teaspoon salt. Gradually add milk; cook, stirring constantly, until mixture thickens and comes to a boil. Stir in hot sauce. Drain onions and add to the sauce; heat through and serve.
Creamed onions recipe serves 10 to 12.

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