Creamy goodness! Originally submitted to ThanksgivingRecipe.com.
INGREDIENTS (for 6 servings):
- 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
Peel onions, and drop into boiling water. Cook until tender. Drain, reserving liquid. Set onions aside while you make sauce.
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.