A bulbous fleshy vegetable with a strong pungent flavour. Onions are a very useful vegetable for flavouring cooked meat dishes, soup, stirfries and vegetarian dishes.
Brown onions, red onions and white onion, spring onions, shallots (baby onions)
Most areas throughout Ireland. Spring onions mainly grown in Dublin, Cork coastal areas.
36kcals/100g (raw) Onion.
Nutritional Value/ 100 grams Onions raw
|Vitamin C||5 milligrams|
|Vitamin A||10 Micrograms|
|Energy Value K cal||36 or 150 KJ|
|Vitamin B||0.33 milligrams|
|Dietary Fibre||1.4 Grams|
How to Store
Store in cool dry place.
How to Cook
Onions can be eaten raw or cooked in countless dishes. Probably the most widely used of all vegetables.