Thinking ahead to what you’ll be serving at Christmas? Leeks, shallots, onions and garlic combine to make a rich, delicious side dish. Perfect for your holiday table.onions, leeks, shallots and garlic

Four-Onion Gratin

¼ cup butter
6 leeks (white and pale green parts only), sliced
2 large onions, cut into eights
8 shallots, halved
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 ½ – 10 oz bags frozen baby onions, thawed, drained
2 cups whipping cream
2 Tbsp dry breadcrumbs
2 Tbsp chopped fresh parsley

Melt the butter in a heavy large skillet over medium heat. Add leeks, large onions, shallots and garlic and sauté until all are tender, about 20 minutes.Saute, onions, leeks,garlic and shallots Add baby onions and cook for ten more minutes, stirring occasionally. Saute until tender Mix in 2 cups of whipping cream. Boil until cream is thickened to sauce consistency, about ten minutes. Transfer vegetable-cream mixture to a 6 cup shallow baking dish. (Can be prepared one day ahead. Cover and refrigerate. Return mixture to room temperature before continuing)4 Onion Gratin

Preheat oven to 425. Sprinkle breadcrumbs over onion mixture. Bake until breadcrumbs are golden brown and onion mixture bubbles, about 20 minutes. Sprinkle with parsley.
A delicious side dish for your holiday table!

10 comments on “Recipe Box: Four-Onion Gratin

Carol on December 4, 2015 5:31 pm

This looks like the perfect side for those cold Winter days! 🙂 Thank you for posting!

Lori from LL Farm on December 4, 2015 8:19 pm

Oh my this looks soooo good Nancy! I love onions and garlic and heavy cream and… Thanks for sharing!

Nancy Wolff on December 5, 2015 4:59 pm

I’ve always loved creamed onions but this is a step up and even more delicious!

Jennifer on December 5, 2015 4:16 am

This sounds so tasty! Thanks for sharing at My Flagstaff Home!


Marla on December 5, 2015 7:02 pm

Hi Nancy,
This sounds delicious with all those onions and shallots and the cream definitely would make it taste wonderful plus be so healthy. Thanks for sharing on Real Food Fridays. Pinned & tweeted.

Chris on December 5, 2015 7:13 pm

What an interesting side dish!
Thanks for sharing at Funtastic Friday!

Leigh on December 7, 2015 4:54 pm

Wow, this sounds delish! I wonder if I could get my husband to eat it. Just means more for me!

Jess on December 13, 2015 8:57 pm

I’m a huge onion lover! This sounds amazing!

Thanks for joining Cooking and Crafting with J & J!

swathi on December 14, 2015 3:48 am

Love this three onion gratin, thanks for sharing with Hearth and soul blog hop, pinning

Miz Helen on December 16, 2015 12:45 am

What a great side dish, we will love your Four Onion Gratin. Thanks so much for sharing your post with us at Full Plate Thursday and have a great day.
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Miz Helen

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