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Yellow onion

What is yellow onion? About the ingredient yellow onion. Including 375 recipes with yellow onion, nutrition data, and where to find it.


Yellow onions are a variety of dry onion with a strong flavor. White inside, its layers of papery skin have a yellow-brown color.

It has a rich onion taste and is fit for food dishes like French onion soup.

Yellow onions are typically available throughout the year. This onion is higher in sulfur than the white onion, which gives it a stronger, more complex flavor.

A dozen varieties of yellow onion are grown, following the time of year. They vary in nutritional content.


Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1 cup, chopped (160g)
Amount per Serving
Calories 64Calories from Fat 1
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 0.2g 0%
Saturated Fat 0.1g 0%
Trans Fat ~
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 6mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 14.9g 5%
Dietary Fiber 3g 11%
Sugars 6.8
Protein 1.8g
Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 20%
Calcium 4% 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

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

Food group

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

How much does yellow onion weigh?

measure grams
1 cup, chopped 160
1 cup, sliced 115
1 tbsp chopped 10
1 large 150
1 slice, large (1/4" thick) 38
1 medium (2-1/2" dia) 110
1 slice, medium (1/8" thick) 14
1 small 70
1 slice, thin 9
10 rings 60

In Chinese:黄洋葱
British (UK) term: Yellow onion
en français:oignons jaunes
en español:cebollas amarillas

Recipes using yellow onion

There are 367 recipes that contain this ingredient.

American Chop Suey
Asparagus and Gruyere Pie
Asparagus Mushroom Quesadilla
Asparagus, Broccoli, and Mushroom Omelette
Asparagus, Mushroom and Bell Pepper Frittata
Asparagus, Mushroom, and Sweet Bell Pepper Pasta with Goat Cheese
Baby Brie® Caramelized Pepper and Onion Pizza Recipe
Baked Calzones
Baked Calzones
Basic Cauliflower Fried Rice
Basic Yummy Gazpacho
Beef and Zucchini Stuffed Tomatoes

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