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Walla Walla Creamed Onion Bake

Categories: Casseroles, Thanksgiving, Vegetarian
Type: Side Dishes

Walla Walla, Washington is famous for its flavorful sweet onions. You can substitute another sweet onion for this creamed onion bake, if necessary.

Serves: Serves: 6


  • 6 cups thinly sliced Walla Walla onions
  • 1/2 cup hot water
  • 1 1/2 cups (one 12-fluid-ounce can) Carnation Evaporated Skim Milk
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon dried parsley flakes
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 cup + 1 tablespoon (2 1/4 ounces) dried fine bread crumbs

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray an 8-by-8-inch baking dish with butter-flavored cooking spray.
  2. In a large saucepan, combine onions and water. Cook over medium heat for 6 to 8 minutes or until onions are just tender. Drain well. Evenly arrange onions in prepared baking dish.
  3. In a covered jar, combine evaporated skim milk and flour. Shake well to blend. Pour mixture into a medium saucepan sprayed with butter-flavored cooking spray.
  4. Add parsley flakes and black pepper. Cook over medium heat for 5 to 6 minutes or until mixture thickens, stirring constantly. Pour hot mixture over onions.
  5. Evenly sprinkle bread crumbs over top. Lightly spray top with butter-flavored cooking spray. Bake for 25 to 35 minutes.
  6. Place baking dish on a wire rack and let set for 5 minutes. Divide into 6 servings.

excerpted from:

From COOKING HEALTHY ACROSS AMERICA by JoAnna Lund. Used by arrangement with Perigee, a member of Penguin Group (USA) Inc. Copyright © 2000 by Healthy Exchanges, Inc.

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