Boiled Onions

Cooking time—1½–2 hr.

Ingredients

  • 6 large onions
  • salt and pepper
  • ¾ pt. white sauce
  • lemon juice

Method

Cut off the root and top of the onions, the brown skin and inner layer of skin. Put into cold water, bring to the boil and strain if a mild flavour is required. Put into boiling water (just enough to cover) with 1 teasp. salt to 1 pt. of water. Boil gently 1½–2 hr., according to size. Make a white sauce with half milk and half onion water. Season and flavour with a little lemon juice. Coat the onions and serve very hot.

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