AND SWEET (SPANISH) ONION
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the largest types available these onions have a rich
golden coloured skin. They tend to have a particularly
sweet, mild flavour. Choose firm, blemish-free onions
and avoid any that have green shoots.
How To Use Spanish Onion
and sweet onions are often served raw in salads
and are especially good with tomatoes, but can also
be included in dishes where a mild onion flavour
is required, such as stir fries, stews, salsas,
omelettes, risottos or stuffings.
How To Prepare Spanish Onion
a thin slice from the top of the onion. Peel the
skin away and remove any soft outer layers. Hold
the onion by the root and slice or cut in half and
chop into even-sized pieces.
How To Cook Spanish Onion
can be fried or steamed. To fry, heat 1 tbsp olive
oil in a pan, add the prepared onion and cook for
5 - 10 minutes, stirring occasionally until tender.
To steam, place whole, peeled onions or sliced onions
in a steamer. Cook whole onions for 40 - 50 minutes
and sliced onions for 15 - 20 minutes.
How To Store Spanish Onion
in a cool, dry place for up to 1 month.
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