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 Obsession Club to periodically receive information and recipes featuring onions.
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Vegan Cucumber, Tomato and Onion Sandwich with Herbs
1 slice sourdough or multi-grain bread
2 teaspoons vegan mayonnaise
1 ripe tomato, sliced
5-6 slices of cucumber
1/4 sliced red or white onion
1 tablespoon fresh herbs (we used parsley and dill)
Pinch of salt, to taste
Toast bread in an oven or your toaster oven. Spread mayonnaise on toasted bread. Layer tomato, cucumber, onion and herbs on top of bread. Sprinkle with a pinch of salt. Serve and enjoy!
Vegan Cucumber, Tomato and Onion Sandwich with Herbs
We don't think there's anything better than freshly picked garden-ripe summer vegetables. This simple open-faced sandwich celebrated the bounty of the Summer season and is absolutely delicious.
5 minutes
5 minutes
Looking for inspiration? Try these recipes:
Onion Tarte Tatin
Onion Tarte Tatin
Caramelized Onion Hummus
Caramelized Onion Hummus
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