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Onion Cream Sauce (Dairy-Free, Nut-Free)

Onion Cream Sauce

A delicious 'cream' sauce made from yellow onions, water, olive oil, and a few spices; allergy-friendly, easy to make, and healthy to eat!
Course Sauce
Cuisine Dairy-Free
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 1 batch
Calories 343kcal


  • 1 c . water
  • 2 yellow onions , sliced
  • 2 garlic cloves , minced
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1/4-1/2 t . red pepper flakes
  • 1/2 t . dried thyme
  • 1/2 t . sea salt
  • 2 T . olive oil
  • juice 1/2 lemon , optional


  • Heat the water in a pan.
  • Add in the onions, garlic, bay leaves, red pepper flakes, thyme, and salt.
  • Bring the heat up to a simmer.
  • Cover tightly, reduce the heat to medium low, and cook for 20 minutes, stirring a few times during this process.
  • Blend the onion mixture with the olive oil and lemon juice, if using, until smooth and well combined.
  • Add in another splash of water if you desire a thinner consistency.
  • Taste and season more, if necessary.
  • Use as an allergy-friendly cream sauce in your favorite recipes!


Fat: 27.4 g Carbs: 24.6 g Sugar: 9.8 g Protein: 3 g; WW SmartPoints: 12; Nutrition facts based on using one teaspoon of bay leaves and one tablespoon of lemon juice.


Calories: 343kcal