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Scallions, spring or green onions

What are scallions, spring or green onions? About the ingredient scallions, spring or green onions. Including 3,642 recipes with scallions, spring or green onions, nutrition data, and where to find it.


The scallion (also known as spring onion , salad onion , onion sticks or green onion in many countries) is an edible plant of the genus Allium. The upper green portion is hollow.

It lacks a fully developed root bulb. Harvested for their taste, they are milder than most onions. They may be cooked or used raw as a part of salads or Asian recipes.

Diced scallions are used in soup, noodle and seafood dishes, as well as sandwiches, curries or as part of a stir fry. To make many Eastern sauces, the bottom quarter-inch of scallions are commonly removed before use.


Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1 cup, chopped (100g)
Amount per Serving
Calories 32Calories from Fat 1
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 0.2g 0%
Saturated Fat 0.0g 0%
Trans Fat ~
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 16mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 7.3g 2%
Dietary Fiber 3g 10%
Sugars 2.3
Protein 1.8g
Vitamin A 20% Vitamin C 31%
Calcium 7% Iron 8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your caloric needs.

Where found

Scallions, spring or green onions are usually found in the produce section or aisle of the grocery store or supermarket.

Food group

Scallions, spring or green onions are a member of the Vegetables and Vegetable Products USDA nutritional food group.

How much do scallions, spring or green onions weigh?

measure grams
1 cup, chopped 100
1 tbsp chopped 6
1 large 25
1 medium (4-1/8" long) 15
1 small (3" long) 5

In Chinese:香葱,弹​​簧或葱
British (UK) term: Scallions, spring or green onions
en français:échalotes
en español:cebolletas

Recipes using scallions, spring or green onions

There are 3577 recipes that contain this ingredient.

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