Flavour and elegance on a plate
The red onion is delicious served raw in many recipes. It is glossy with a crisp texture. They are aesthetically pleasing to the eye.
As with the white or yellow onion, the size of the red onion varies according to the calibres. It has a bright white flesh with a dash of dark red or purple and a papery skin.
It has an intense flavour, becoming milder once cooked.
Buying and storing tips
They are sold year-round. When buying red onions, choose firm and hard ones that are heavier than they may appear. As with yellow onions, they should be stored in a cool, dry and dark place.
They are ideal eaten raw, in dishes such as ceviche or on tacos, hotdogs, pizzas, etc. They are also delicious in salads with cherry tomatoes and peppers; red onion jam is a delicacy served on hamburgers or on crackers.