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Scallions

Updated: Mar 3

Also known as "green onions" or "bunching onions," scallions have a mild onion flavor and are delicious raw or cooked.





Storage



Store scallions in the fridge for a week or more.

Cooking Tips


When cooking with scallions, try to use the whole plant. Slice the green & white parts thinly for ginger scallion sauce, curries, grain bowls, or vegetable fried rice (see recipes below). Macerate the white part in vinegar or lemon juice before making a buttermilk dressing. Use the green part in place of chives. Or cook scallions whole: cut off the roots, toss with olive oil or butter and salt, and grill, saute or roast on high heat until tender and beginning to brown. We call these “skillet scallions,” and typically eat a whole pan-full!

Recipes


Ginger Scallion Sauce Grain Bowl with Scallions & Egg Sour Cream & Scallion Drop Biscuits Vegetable Fried Rice Scallion and Coconut Rice with Pork Buttermilk Dressing Cucumbers with Scallions & Chile Oil Grilled Scallions and Romesco Sauce Scallion Mayo (with Baked Salmon, but delicious on anything) Scallion Pancakes & Dipping Sauce Charred Scallion Dressing (with Rotisserie Chicken Salad, but again, good on any salad) Quick Miso Soup Broiled Mackerel with Scallions & Lemon Buttermilk Cabbage Slaw with Scallion Tops Marinated Lentils with Crunchy Vegetable