SLH Spring Onion (100g±)

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Weight: 100g±    

Key Information:

Cultivated since prehistoric times, the versatile spring onion with its vivid green stem has long been a favourite to add a dash of colour to stir-fried dishes. The vegetable also gives a delicate onion flavour and crunch when eaten raw in salads, sandwiches and salsas. A sprinkling of crispy-fried spring onions adds another dimension to Asian dishes.

Spring onions have dark green hollow-tubed leaves and a white bulb. They are a versatile vegetable that is popular in Asian cuisines. An excellent source of vitamin C and dietary fibre, this vegetable is available year-round in Victoria.

Health Benefits:

Spring onions are an excellent source of vitamin C and calcium. They are also a good source of dietary fibre and vitamins A and B6, thiamine, folate and minerals (potassium, copper, chromium, manganese, iron).
    
Some research suggests that spring onions may lower cholesterol levels, decrease the risk of heart attacks and strokes and have antibacterial and antifungal properties.
    
Energy – 100 g of spring onion provides 110 kJ.

Country of Origin:
Malaysia

Storage:
Store in a cool and dry place