Organic Spring Onions (per bundle)
Organic spring onions are a type of onion that is harvested before the bulb has had a chance to fully develop. They have a long, slender green stalk and a small white bulb. Spring onions are a good source of vitamins A, C, and K, as well as fiber and folate. They have a mild, oniony flavor that can be enjoyed raw or cooked.
Spring onions are a good source of vitamins and minerals, including:
- Vitamin A: Vitamin A is essential for good vision, skin health, and immune function.
- Vitamin C: Vitamin C is an antioxidant that helps protect cells from damage. It is also important for wound healing and immune function.
- Vitamin K: Vitamin K is important for blood clotting and bone health.
- Fiber: Fiber is important for digestive health and can help you feel full.
- Folate: Folate is important for pregnant women and can help prevent birth defects.
Spring onions have been cultivated for thousands of years. They are native to Asia, but are now grown all over the world. Spring onions were first mentioned in Chinese texts dating back to 2700 BC. They were also used by the ancient Greeks and Romans.
A 100-gram serving of spring onions provides the following nutrients:
- Calories: 30
- Fat: 0.1 grams
- Carbohydrates: 5 grams
- Fiber: 2 grams
- Protein: 1 gram
- Vitamin A: 100% of the Daily Value (DV)
- Vitamin C: 20% of the DV
- Vitamin K: 175% of the DV
- Folate: 20% of the DV
Spring onions can be used in a variety of dishes, both raw and cooked. Here are a few ideas:
- Stir-fries: Add chopped spring onions to your favorite stir-fry for a boost of flavor and nutrients.
- Salads: Chopped spring onions add a fresh, oniony flavor to salads.
- Soups: Add chopped spring onions to your favorite soup for a pop of color and flavor.
- Sandwiches: Top your sandwiches with sliced spring onions for a flavorful and healthy addition.
- Omelets: Add chopped spring onions to your omelets for a boost of flavor and nutrients.
How to Store
Spring onions should be stored in the refrigerator, wrapped in a damp paper towel. They will keep for about 3-5 days.
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