Which Onion Should You Choose?

May 20, 2024

White Onions

Flavor: White onions are known for their bright zest and tang compared to other varieties, making them incredibly versatile!

Use them in: White onions are sharp and pack a punch when diced and added to a variety of recipes. White onions complement other ingredients in dishes like fresh salsas, dips, and guacamole.

Red Onions

Flavor: Red onions have a very distinct flavor profile that is both pungent and slightly sweet, making them ideal for both raw or cooked dishes, depending on the depth of flavor you are looking for.

Use them in: Red onions add a nice sharp flavor when raw and are perfect in salads and sandwiches.  When roasted or grilled they have a caramelized flavor that make them ideal for pairing on kebabs, with grilled vegetables or roasted meats.

Yellow/Sweet Onions

Flavor: Yellow onions are deliciously sweet with a subtle pungency. Their natural sweetness intensifies when cooked which can help balance other flavors in dishes.

Use them in: Yellow onions are best cooked and complement savory flavors exceptionally well. They caramelize beautifully and are amazing in soups, sauces, and even fried as onion rings!

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