Vidalia onion

Named after the southern Georgia town where they grow, Vidalias have a higher natural sugar and water content.


Plural:

Vidalia onions

Season:

May - July

How to select:

Harvest season is April to June, though with cold storage these are available through Fall. Because of the higher sugar level of these onions, they bruise easily.

How to store:

Keep sweet onions like Vidalias in a cool dry place separate from each other. Because of their high moisture content they will mold where they touch.

How to prepare:

Vidalias are known for their sweet flavor and are often eaten raw as well as cooked, making them an excellent choice for salads.

Substitutions:

Substitutes would be Texas Walla Walla and Maui Sweet onions.

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