Elegant and flavorful, these creamed pearl onions will become a staple in family reunions, we guarantee it! Soft pearl onions are simmered in a buttery sauce tinged a creamy white from vegan sour cream, and sprinkled with fresh thyme, parsley, and pepper. Make sure to serve this saucey dish with some quality bread on the side to soak up all of the deliciousness!

Creamed Pearl Onions [Vegan]



  • 3 1o-ounce bags of pearl onions, preferably pre-peeled
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil, coconut oil, or vegan butter
  • 1 cup vegetable broth
  • 1/2 cup vegan sour cream
  • 1/2 teaspoon thyme leaves
  • 2 teaspoons fresh parsley, plus more for garnish
  • Salt and pepper, to taste


  1. If your pearled onions are pre-peeled, boil a pot of water, slice off the very ends of each onions, blanch in the boiling water for 40 seconds, then transfer them to a bowl of ice water to stop the cooking. The peels should come off very easily.
  2. In a large pan, on medium heat, heat your oil, or vegan butter. Add in your onions and let cook until they have browned a bit.
  3. Pour in vegetable broth, sour cream, and add your fresh herbs, salt, and pepper.
  4. Simmer on low until the cream sauce has thickened up.
  5. Garnish with fresh parsley. Serve.

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