Sale NEW SEASONS RED ONIONS 500 Grams  Pukekohe Grown zoom
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Product Code: VOnionsRED500g
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Red onions are a great addition to salads & coleslaws, uncooked, of course

Can be used in so many dishes... Soups, casseroles, pizzas, pies, with pasta, in salads, sauces, gravies, chutneys, stir fries.

Can be prepared or cooked in many ways... microwaved, sauteed, fried, boiled, baked, roasted or pickled.

The humble onion is among the most consumed vegetable species in the world, raw or cooked it is an indispensible ingredient in all cuisines.


Help to lower Cholesterol.

Scientists have recently discovered that flavenoids found in onions may protect people from heart disease.

Onions are the 9th most popular vegetable in New Zealand.

A compound known as quercetin is found in onions, which are broken down by the body & helps prevent chronic inflammation that results in the thickening of the arteries, blood clotting in the arteries etc... Thus decreasing the risk of heart disease.

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Onion Recipes

Click here to watch video on chopping and slicing an onion.


Nutrition Information
Serving size:  1/4 onion = 45g
per serving 
% Daily
intake per
per 100g 
Energy (kJ/Cal) 58/14 1% 130/31  
Protein (g) 0.3 1% 1.4  
Fat, total (g) 0 0% 0.1  
 - saturated (g) 0.01 0% 0.01  
Carbohydrate (g) 2.3 1% 5.1  
 - sugars (g) 2.3 3% 5.1  
Dietary fibre (g) 0.8 3% 1.8  
Sodium (mg) 1 0% 2  
Vitamin C (mg) 2 5% RDI* 5.0 A source of vitamin C
Niacin (mg) 0.1 1% RDI* 0.3  
Folate (µg)  0 0% RDI* 0  
Potassium (mg) 82   182  

Percentage Daily Intakes are based on an average adult diet of 8700 kJ 
Your daily Intakes may be higher or lower depending on your energy needs. 
*Recommended Dietary Intake (Average Adult)

Source: The Concise New Zealand Food Composition Tables, 12th Edition, Plant & Food Research - 2018


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