One of the classic side dish recipes, Creamed Green Beans and Onions is a comforting and relaxing accompaniment for Sunday or holiday dinners.
Creamed Green Beans and Onions

Creamed Green Beans and Onions
Recipe type: Beans
Serves: 4
  • 1 package frozen green beans (14 ounces)
  • salt, to taste
  • 1 Cup water
  • milk; as needed
  • 8 pearl onions
  • 3 Tablespoons butter
  • 3 Tablespoons flour
  • freshly-ground black pepper, to taste
  1. Add the green beans to boiling, salted water and cook until tender, 6 to 8 minutes. Drain the beans, reserving the liquid. Add milk to the liquid to make 1 1/4 cups. Set the liquid aside.
  2. Cook the onions in boiling salted water until they're tender, 20 minutes. Drain.
  3. Melt the butter, add the flour and stir until smooth. Add the reserved green bean liquid. Cook until the sauce has thickened, stirring occasionally, 1 to 2 minutes. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Stir in the green beans and onions.
This recipe yields 4 servings.

Each serving: 179 calories; 269 mg sodium; 32 mg cholesterol; 11 grams fat; 17 grams carbohydrates; 5 grams protein; 1.76 grams fiber.

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