A Guide to Onions

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In our handy onion guide, we show you how to shop, chop, saute and caramelize this super veggie. Plus, find out all about the different varieties, health benefits and other fun facts.

A Guide to Onions - Yellow Onion
Jonathan Kantor
Yellow Onion

Yellow onions are the most common and versatile variety (they account for 87 percent of all onions grown in the U.S.) and are sometimes marketed as Spanish onions. These pungent bulbs mellow when cooked and are great for soups, sauces and stews. When buying, avoid onions with green sprouts or soft spots.

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