Creamed Onions and Carrots
Preparing this side dish a day ahead of time gives the pleasant flavors time to meld, plus it makes the holiday itself easier on me!—Ardis Rollefson, Jackson Hole, Wyoming
12 ServingsPrep: 10 min. Bake: 30 min.
- 8 cups water
- 2 pounds pearl onions
- 2 tablespoons butter
- 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
- 1-1/4 cups heavy whipping cream
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon pepper
- 2 cups shredded carrots
- In a Dutch oven, bring water to a boil. Add onions; boil for 3
- minutes. Drain and rinse in cold water; peel and set aside.
- In a large saucepan, melt butter. Stir in flour until smooth.
- Gradually add the cream, salt and pepper. Bring to a boil; cook and
- stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Stir in carrots and onions.
- Transfer to a greased 2-qt. baking dish. Bake, uncovered, at 325°
- for 30-40 minutes or until vegetables are tender. Yield: 12
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 cup) equals 151 calories, 11 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 39 mg cholesterol, 136 mg sodium, 12 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 2 g protein.