Creamed Onions and Sage


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

10 cups


  • 24 small onions

  • 10 fresh mushrooms, sliced

  • 4 tablespoons butter

  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour

  • 2 cups whole milk

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • 2 teaspoons dried sage

  • 2 teaspoons lemon zest

  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice

  • 4 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley

  • 2 pinches paprika


  1. Peel onions and trim slightly at the top and bottom. Boil the onions gently in salted water until tender (about 30 minutes).

  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Butter one shallow baking dish.

  3. 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.

  4. Place the cooked onions in the prepared baking dish and pour the mushroom sauce over them.

  5. 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.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

249 Calories
11g Fat
34g Carbs
7g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 249
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 11g 14%
Saturated Fat 7g 33%
Cholesterol 29mg 10%
Sodium 552mg 24%
Total Carbohydrate 34g 12%
Dietary Fiber 6g 21%
Total Sugars 16g
Protein 7g
Vitamin C 27mg 136%
Calcium 170mg 13%
Iron 2mg 8%
Potassium 654mg 14%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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