Onions, Green

(scallions, leeks)

Nutritional Information
Good source of vitamin C.

What To Look For
A firm white root end. Crisp, straight, bright green stems.

Easy Storage and Preparation
Keep in the refrigerator for 5 days or more. Both the white bulb end and the green stems are edible. Remove the roots. Wash and remove any loose skin

Best Uses
Scallions are best used raw for flavor and garnish. Leeks must be fully cooked.

Potato and Leek Soup

Other Vegetables

Beans, Snap

Onions, Green
Peas, English
Peas, Sugar Snap

Swiss Chard
see also:  Spring Fruit Guide
Summer Vegetable Guide | Summer Fruit Guide
Fall Vegetable Guide | Fall Fruit Guide
Winter Vegetable Guide | Winter Fruit Guide
related links:  FDA's Tips for Handling Fresh Produce

An excellent source contains more than 20 percent of the Daily Value for that nutrient. A good source contains between 10 and 19 percent of the Daily Value.

   Source: Copyright 2000 by Ellen Haas.
From the book "Great Adventures in Food" By Ellen Haas.
Used with permission of St. Martin's Press, LLC.

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