Onions are not just for spicing up food.
If you’re an onion lover and have been looking for ways to incorporate more onions into your cooking, we’ve got you. Onions can be used to make food all on its own. They are not just meant to be added to your food or as garnishings. Here are some foods made primarily from onions:
1. Onion Rings
These are made by cutting onions into circles which are dipped in batter and fried. It is usually served with ketchup, mayonnaise or mustard.
This is a German dish made from steamed onions, chopped bacon, caraway seeds and cream on a crust of yeast dough.
This is a salad made with chopped tomatoes, onions and peppers. It is popular in Kenya, Tanzania, and many other East African countries.
4. Onion soup
This is a popular French cuisine made primarily from onions and beef or chicken broth. It can be served with cheese, croutons or just plain bread.
This is a Scottish dish made from oatmeal fried in animal fat or butter and onions.
6. Onion gravy
The perfect accompaniment to many dishes especially if you love onions. You can use onion gravy to eat fried potatoes and yam as well as potato chips. It is typically made with different kinds of onions (maybe caramelized), beef or chicken broth and flour.
This is a Portuguese onion sauce/stew. It is usually served as an accompaniment to seafood and beef dishes.