making life sweeter
There’s nothing quite like the flavor of a fresh, true sweet onion, but cooking with these little gems can be a bit tricky. The unique composition of a sweet onion makes them a wonderful ingredient in some dishes and a terrible choice for others. For the best results when cooking sweet onions consider these helpful tips:

Use sweets: Raw in sandwiches and salads; lightly grilled-whole or sliced, gently roasted or quickly baked; in stir-frys; power bowls, street tacos and other fresh fare. They are delicious caramelized but take care not to stir them too rigorously or cook them at too high a temperature

Avoid using in: Slow-cooker or long-simmering recipes like chili, stews, soup or in baked casserole dishes. Prolonged cooking breaks down the delicate texture and flavor of sweet onions.

Please browse through our wonderful selection of Sweetie Sweet Onion Recipes below. You’re sure to find some that will become family favorites. We invite you to join our Onion ObsessionSM Club to periodically receive information and recipes featuring onions.
Summer Veggie and Avocado Salad
Ingredients
1 avocado, peeled, pitted and sliced
1 large Summer-ripe tomato, sliced OR a handful of fresh cherry tomatoes, halved
1/2 cucumber, sliced
1/2 red, white or sweet onion, thinly sliced
Your favorite Italian vinaigrette, for drizzling
Directions
Gently fold first 4 ingredients together, taking care not to bruise the avocado. Drizzle with dressing and serve immediately.
Summer Veggie and Avocado Salad
This easy salad celebrates all the wonder flavors the season's produce has to offer and is just so elegant in its simplicity. We like to serve this with a piece of grilled chicken or steak.
PREP TIME
5 minutes
COOK TIME
0 minutes
Looking for inspiration? Try these recipes:
Peachy Sweetie Sweet Onion Salsa
Peachy Sweetie Sweet Onion Salsa
Panini with Brie, Cranberry Sauce and Caramelized Onions
Panini with Brie, Cranberry Sauce and Caramelized Onions
Creamy Baked Penne with Onions
Creamy Baked Penne with Onions
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