Whether eating onions raw or cooked they have many health benefits, some of which are low in calories, high in fiber and they detoxify your body from heavy metals. Adding onions to your daily diet will promote good health.
Sweet onion ~ is used for frying like onion rings, roasted vegetables and stir fry
White onion ~ is crunchy and sharp in flavour, excellent in salsa and chutneys
Red onion ~ is best eaten raw in sandwiches and salads
Yellow onion ~ is most commonly used because of it’s many uses, like stews, soups, gravy, slow cooked meat dishes, spaghetti sauce, chillis and casseroles
Shallots ~ Mild in flavour making them excellent in salad dressings, fish recipes and garnishes