- Early June to end of October
Did you know that sometimes mistakenly named shallot, scallion are part of the lily family, like garlic, onions and leek? Like its cousins, the scallion also contains precious sulphur compounds.
Did you know that scallion is a must of oriental cuisine? It is used to flavour stock, soups, stir-fries, noodle dishes and marinates.
Do you know the nutritional value of scallion?
Per 125ml (½ cup) of cooked vegetable:
Energy: 20kcal; Carbohydrates: 3g; Fibre: 1g
Vitamin C: 25% of RDI (excellent source of Vitamin C)
Iron: 5% of RDI (excellent source of iron)