Green Onions

Also referred to as scallions or spring onions, green onions are a flavorful addition to any savory dish, and are packed with vitamins and minerals. You can even enjoy the bright green tops or the bulbs for an added crunch, making them a great addition to salads, stir fries, soups and pastas. Or, roast green onions until they’re golden brown, and serve on their own.

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Bagged Josie's Organics Green Onions. Bagged Josie's Organics Green Onions.

Tips

In the store, pick green onions that have fresh, green tops and mostly white ends.

Store in a plastic bag in the crisper drawer of the refrigerator to ensure five to seven days of freshness. Keep green onions away from odor-sensitive foods like mushrooms and corn.

Trim off the roots and the very tops of the greens before washing and serving.

Nutrition

Green onions are an excellent source of vitamins K and C, and a very good source of vitamin A and folic acid.