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Rich Onion Gratin

 Rich Onion Gratin
A staple at many of our special dinners, this comforting casserole is a tasty change of pace from potatoes. The wonderful aroma is irresistible!—Carla den Dulk, Modesto, California
8 ServingsPrep: 15 min. Bake: 45 min. + standing

Ingredients

  • 2 large onions, cut into 8 wedges
  • 3-1/2 cups frozen pearl onions
  • 3 cups sliced leeks (white portion only)
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 1-1/2 cups heavy whipping cream
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 cup dry bread crumbs
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley
  • 1 teaspoon paprika

Directions

  • Place the onions, leeks and garlic in an ungreased 13-in. x 9-in.
  • baking dish; drizzle with butter.
  • Combine the cream, flour, salt and pepper until smooth; pour over
  • onion mixture and stir to coat. Sprinkle with bread crumbs, parsley
  • and paprika.
  • Bake, uncovered, at 325° for 45-50 minutes or until onions are
  • tender. Let stand for 10 minutes before serving. Yield: 8 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 3/4 cup equals 325 calories, 23 g fat (14 g saturated fat), 76 mg cholesterol, 205 mg sodium,

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Nutritional Facts: 28 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 4 g protein.