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White onion

What is white onion? About the ingredient white onion. Including 206 recipes with white onion, nutrition data, and where to find it.


A white onion is a type of dry onion that has a pure white skin and a sweet, mild white flesh.

This onion is used in Mexican foods or complementing the flavors of other ingredients.

The onion can be sautéed to a dark brown color and served to provide a sweet and sour flavor to other foods.


Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1 NLEA serving (148g)
Amount per Serving
Calories 47Calories from Fat 1
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 0.1g 0%
Saturated Fat ~ -5%
Trans Fat ~
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 11mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 11.2g 4%
Dietary Fiber 1g 5%
Sugars 7.4
Protein 1.2g
Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 12%
Calcium 3% Iron 2%
* 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

White onion is usually found in the produce section or aisle of the grocery store or supermarket.

Food group

White onion is a member of the Vegetables and Vegetable Products USDA nutritional food group.

How much does white onion weigh?

measure grams
1 onion 331
1 NLEA serving 148

In Chinese:白洋葱
British (UK) term: White onion
en français:oignon blanc
en español:cebolla blanca

Recipes using white onion

There are 200 recipes that contain this ingredient.

5 Layer Quinoa Lasagna
Applebee's Baked French Onion Soup
Asian Beef Tacos
Baby Carrots and Onions in Cream (Irish)
Bread and Butter Microwave Pickles
Cheese Enchiladas with New Mexican Chile Sauce
Cheesy Black Bean Enchiladas with Creamy Salsa Verde
Cheesy Black Bean Enchiladas with Creamy Salsa Verde
Chicken and Sausage Chili
Chilled Curried Pumpkin Soup
Coq Au Vin à la Slow Cooker
Crock Pot Baked Beans

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