Spring Onions Bunch are an excellent source of vitamin C and calcium. 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.
Did you know?
Spring onions are basically an immature onion and milder in flavour making them ideal for eating raw and using in salads.
Onions contain some vitamin C. 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.
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