Onions are available year round and are a vegetable. Onions are high in Vitamin C and phosphorus. If a recipe calls for a teaspoon or tablespoon of onion powder or minced onion, you can substitute for a med chopped onion.
The Egyptians used onions as currency to pay pyramid builders.
Onions have been used as medicine in places like India since the beginning of time.
In some cultures, onions are a classic healthy breakfast food.
*Add grilled sweet or yellow onions to a sandwich for extra flavor and texture.
*Add thin sliced red onions to a salad for an extra kick.
*Prepare onion soup as a meal.