Specialty Produce

Pearl Onions

Other names: Pearl Onions

Availability: All year.

Source: Europe, Mexico and the United States.

Handling Tips: Keep cool, 40°F and dry.

General Information: Available in the colors gold, red, and white; the small round onions are well suited for pickling, stews, soups, kabobs, braising, roasting, or deep frying. To peel, put in a bowl and cover them with boiling water. Soak for two minutes and drain. Once cool, cut away root end and peel away skin. High in fiber.