Onion(Red)

Onion(Red)

1 serving = 85 g (1/2 medium)

  • Small amount of fibre
  • Small source of Vitamin C
LOOK FOR

Choose firm, heavy onions with a dry papery skin.  Avoid ones with brown or soft spots or onions that have green spouts.

TO STORE

Keep onions in a dark, cool location.  It is best to keep them in the mesh bags they come in, or in a basket or colander.  Do not store next to potatoes since both vegetables give off a gas that will cause the other vegetable to rot.

Once cut, wrap the onion in plastic, store in the refrigerator and use within a couple of days.

TO PREPARE

To prepare, start by removing the dry papery skin.  Score the skin lengthwise in a few spots to be able to remove the skin easily