- Mid-August to end of April
Did you know that onions contain sulphur compounds and quercetin, another flavonoid? These substances can help to prevent heart disease and certain cancers.
Did you know that onions must be cut to release their characteristic odour? When their membrane is breached, the aromatic compounds are discharged.
Do you know the nutritional value of dry onions?
Per 125ml (½ cup) of cooked vegetable:
Energy: 30kcal; Carbohydrates: 6g; Fibre: 1g
Vitamin B6: 6% of RDI (excellent source of Vitamin B6)
Vitamin C: 6% of RDI (excellent source of Vitamin C)