Green onions are the young shoots of bulb onions – think of them as “kid onions”. While they are often eaten raw in salads, salsas and dips, green onions are perfect for grilling, sautéing or stir frying.
Care & Handling
Green onions should have bright green tops and firm white bottoms.
Store green onions away from odor-sensitive foods such as corn and mushrooms, as they will absorb the odor of the onions. Remove any rubber bands and damaged leaves and store in plastic bags in the crisper section of the refrigerator for up to five days.
Trim the roots and the green tops and leave about an inch of green where it's fairly light green. Then cut crosswise into thin slices or halve lengthwise and chop crosswise for smaller pieces.
Nutrition & Health Benefits:
Offering many of the same health benefits of their mature onion counterparts, green onions have been shown to help in lowering blood sugar, cholesterol and blood pressure. Green onions are also a rich source of: • Vitamins C & B6 • Fiber • Manganese • Potassium • Copper