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Rich Onion Gratin Recipe

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
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 45 min. + standing YIELD:8 servings

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

  • 1. Place the onions, leeks and garlic in an ungreased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish; drizzle with butter.
  • 2. Combine the cream, flour, salt and pepper until smooth; pour over onion mixture and stir to coat. Sprinkle with bread crumbs, parsley and paprika.
  • 3. 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, 28 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 4 g protein.