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Onions

Onions have been grown since the times of the ancient Egyptians, who regarded them as sacred. From Egypt to Rome and then to the Americas, by Christopher Columbus. Onions are among the world's leading vegetable crops. Dole Onions Vegetable

Nutrition

Vitamin C supports a healthy immune system Dietary Fiber supports heart health Manganese supports energy metabolism
Excellent source of Vitamin C, which supports a healthy immune system.
Good source of Dietary Fiber, which supports heart health
Good source of Manganese, an antioxidant nutrient.

Pick

How do you pick onions?

Select firm onions with dry, papery skin and without any shoots.

Prepare

How do you prepare onions?

Red onions are most often used in salads, salsas, and other raw preparations for their color and relatively mild flavor. Peel away the papery outside layer of skin, then slice or chop as required. Yellow onions are considered all-purpose and best for cooking. Peel away the papery outside layer of skin, then slice or chop as required. To remove the smell of onions, rub hands and equipment with lemon juice or salt if needed. Mild/sweet onions are ideal for salads and other fresh or lightly cooked dishes. Peel away the papery outside layer of skin, then slice or chop as required. White onions are considered all-purpose similar to yellow onions with a slightly milder flavor. Peel away the papery outside layer of skin, then slice or chop as required.

Storage

How do you store onions?

Store whole unpeeled onions in a cool, dry, dark, and well-ventilated place for up to 4 weeks. Properly refrigerated, chopped or sliced onions can be stored in a sealed container for 7 to 10 days.

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