Green onions are young shoots of onion bulbs and are known for their milder taste compared to large-bulb onions. The bright green tops and bulb are both edible and are sold in bunches or bags.
- Low in calories
- No fat or cholesterol
- Green onions should have bright, green tops and firm, white bulbs.
Storage and Handling
- Store green onions in plastic bags in the crisper drawer of your refrigerator for up to five to seven days.
- Be sure to store green onions away from odor-sensitive foods like mushrooms and corn, which can absorb the odor of the onions.
- To prepare green onions, rinse in clear, cold water; trim off roots and cut as desired.