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Pearl Onions In Cream Sauce Recipe
My husband grew up having pearl onions in cream sauce. To help him feel a little bit of home with our new move I decided to make him some taste of home.
These Pearl Onions In Cream Sauce are super easy to make and are full of flavor and make the perfect easy Thanksgiving side dish, they are also perfect for a week night meal, but most people are used to having them at holiday meals.
Thanksgiving side dish recipes
- Sweet Potato Casserole
- Baked parmesan asparagus
- Baked Mac and Cheese
- Cheesy Brussel Sprouts
- Cranberry Sauce
- Cheesy Potato Casserole
What is a Pearl Onion?
Pearl onions are small sweet onions that are perfect for side dish recipes. If you are looking for an amazing pearl onion recipe, this one is perfect! Not only is it quick and easy but it also is delicious too!
Are Pearl Onions Baby onions?
Yes! If you are making this recipe, pearl onions and baby onions are the same thing.
Fresh or Frozen Onions?
You can use fresh, jarred or frozen onions when you are making this easy side dish recipe. If you are going to use fresh onions then you will need to blanch them before making the rest of the recipe. If you are using jarred then you will just need to drain them, and if you are using frozen then you will want to thaw them before using them.
How to Blanch Onions
To blanch onions, bring a pot of water to a boil on the stove. Once the water is boiling add in the onions and boil the onions for 3-5 minutes. While they are boiling make an ice bath (a large bowl filled with water and ice). Using a strainer drain the onions and then pour them into the ice bath. Let them sit in the ice bath for about 5 minutes. Then peal the onions and trim the edges and set them aside until they are needed when making this recipe.
How to Store Leftovers
Leftovers need to be stored at in the fridge in an airtight container. They will keep in the fridge for 3-4 days.
Pearl Onions In Cream Sauce Ingredients
- Pearl onions
How to Make Pearl Onions In Cream Sauce
In a pot over medium heat melt the butter.
Once the butter is melted, add the flour and stir with a whisk constantly for two minutes.
Turn heat down to low and slowly add the milk, continuing to stir constantly with wire whisk to break up lumps.
Add the pepper and salt to taste.
Fold in the onions and mix well.
Let cook for another 3-5 minutes until the onions are fully heated thoroughly.
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Pearl Onions In Cream Sauce
- 10 oz jarred pearl onions
- 3 tablespoons butter
- 3 tablespoons flour
- 1 1/2 cups milk
- salt and pepper to taste
- Melt butter over medium heat.
- Add the flour stirring with a whisk constantly for two minutes.
- Turn heat down to low and add milk slowly, continuing to stir constantly with wire whisk to break up lumps.
- Add the pepper and salt to taste.
- Fold in the onions and mix well.
We have a few other must have Thanksgiving dinner recipes, that I am sure you are going to love too. So while you are planning your Thanksgiving dinner, make sure you also check out these other great recipes.
And I have a huge list of Thanksgiving Side dish recipes! There are 65+ recipes that are perfecto for Thanksgiving dinner!