Spring onions are an excellent source of vitamin C and calcium. They are also a good source ofdietary fibre and vitamins A and B6, thiamine, folate and minerals (potassium, copper, chromium, manganese, iron)
To Prep Green Onions
Rinse onions under cool tap water and remove any wilted or damaged tops or slimy skins on the white parts.
Lay several onions on a cutting surface. Using a chef's knife, trim off the stringy root ends by slicing about 1/8 to 1/4 inch above the roots. ...
Trim about 2 inches from the green tops.
Although usually enjoyed raw in salads,they're often added to stir-fries, omelettes, and dressings.If you can't get hold of shallots, try usingspring onions instead. When chopped,they don't take long to soften in olive oil or butter - around a minute.Cook them over a gentle heat for best results.