Our Organic Onion Powder is great to have on hand for when you don’t have fresh onions or you want to make your own flavor-packed spice blend. It is quite versatile in it’s culinary usage, with onion being a beloved flavor in cuisines around the world, and savory dishes of all kinds. This all-natural onion powder also benefits from a long shelf life, allowing you to always have the beautiful taste of onion on hand at a moments notice.
Humans have consumed onions for thousands of years. Archaeologists have found evidence of wild onions in Bronze Age settlements that date as far back as 5,000 BC. They believe that onions were first cultivated around 3,000 BC in Egypt, where they were used for food and also in rituals for the dead. The ancient Egyptians believed that the spherical shape of the onion, along with it’s layers and concentric rings were symbolic of eternal life. In ancient Greece and Rome, athletes who believed that they helped lighten and balance the blood ate onions. Gladiators used onions, rubbed over muscles to keep them firm. People in the middle ages could pay their rent in onions, since they were so valuable as a food source.
The pungent scent of onions can help repel biting insects when rubbed on the skin. Onions are packed full of vitamin C and are one of the main sources of antioxidants in most people's diet. Studies have also suggested that onions can help reduce the risk of Parkinson’s disease, stroke and cardiovascular disease as well as reducing the symptoms of bladder infections, promoting prostate health and lowering blood pressure. Additionally, onions can help reduce inflammation, promote good digestion and help keep you regular.
Using at Home
Onion powder can be used in many recipes that call for onion, 1 tablespoon of onion powder equals roughly ½ of a fresh, chopped onion. Onion powder is great to add to dips and spice blends, adding rich flavor without adding bulk. Regular onions are also extremely water heavy, making it difficult to add into certain dishes without compromising the moisture levels—with this powder this is obviously not an issue. Try adding a bit into your next batch of scrambled eggs, sprinkle into hummus for a unique zing, or incorporate into homemade burgers for a deliciously mouth-watering flavor boost
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