Also known as red onions, they have a purplish red skin with a white flesh that is tinged with red. These onions have a milder and sweeter flavour compared to brown onions. Red onions are often consumed raw in salads or lightly cooked with other meals.
Health Benefits - Contains many antioxidants and compounds that fight inflammation and reduce cholesterol. It also lowers the risk of heart disease and blood pressure.
Flavour - Depending on the onion, it can be mildly - very strong, acidic, spicy, sweet, acidic or bitter.
Availability - Available all year round.
Storage - Store onions at room temperature away from sunlight.