Mom's Traditional Creamed Onions Recipe
- 1 cup pearl onions
- 4 cups water
- 6 tablespoons butter
- 6 tablespoons all-purpose flour
- 3 cups milk
- salt to taste
- ground black pepper to taste
step 1: Peel onions, and drop into boiling water. Cook until tender. Drain, reserving liquid. Set onions aside while you make the sauce.
step 2: Melt butter or margarine in a saucepan over medium heat. Whisk in flour to make a paste. Mix together cooking water and milk. Add milk mixture slowly to the saucepan, stirring constantly, and cook until thickened. Add salt and pepper to taste. Add onions, and transfer to a serving dish.