Creamed Onions and Sage

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Tender, sweet, creamy onions fragrant with the scent and taste of sage. Originally submitted to

INGREDIENTS (for 6 servings):


  • Peel onions a trim slightly at the top and bottom. Boil the onions gently in salted water until tender (about 30 minutes).
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Butter one shallow baking dish.
  • Saute the sliced mushrooms in the butter or margarine. Stir in the flour. Stir in the half and half or milk, salt, sage, 1/2 of the lemon peel and all of the lemon juice. Cook, stirring over medium heat until sauce thickens.
  • Place the cooked onions in the prepared baking dish and pour the mushroom sauce over them.
  • Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for about 20 minutes. Sprinkle the top with the chopped parsley, remaining lemon peel and paprika to taste.