Believe it or not, not all onions are created equally. There is a right onion for the foods you prepare. Watch this video for a quick tutorial on what onions go best with which foods. The chart below is a great guide to picking the right onion, as well.
This chart was created to serve as a guide for helping you choose what kind of onion to use in a recipe. Feel free to let your own tastes, preferences, and creativity along with this chart guide you to your own decision. The most important thing to remember is “bring on the onions” and enjoy.
Note: Crop size in the chart below is approximate. Remember, flavor and usage info are general guidelines for each color and type.