The onion, also known as the bulb onion or common onion, is a vegetable that is the most widely cultivated species of the genus Allium. Onion powder is basically dried onion that’s been spray dried to create fine powder.
Onions are a nutrient-dense food, meaning that they are high in vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants while being low in calories. Onion powder is three times more potent than dried onion, so for 1 cup of fresh onion, you would substitute only 1 tablespoon of onion powder.
Onions also contain small amounts of calcium, iron, folate, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium and antioxidants quercetin and sulfur.
Our Ecoflav Onion Powder is off-white in colour and has a characteristic odor. It is recommended to be stored in a cool and dry place, away from sunlight. It has a 12-month shelf life when stored properly.
It is a free-flowing powder and is 90-95% soluble in water.
The taste can range from sweet and juicy to sharp, spicy, and pungent, depending on the type of onions used.
While onion powder is a staple in many savory dishes, and has its benefits over using fresh onions, it can easily be replaced by using the fresh version.
Studies have found that quercetin, a compound in onion skin, has links to lower blood pressure when administered as a supplement.
Onion Powder is a good source of vitamin C, onions may support the building and maintenance of collagen, which provides structure to skin and hair.
You can use Ecoflav Onion Powder in any recipe that calls for fresh onion. Onion powder is used as a base for rubs and marinades. It is an essential seasoning for soups, stews, dips, salad dressings, ground meat for burgers, meatloaf, chili, skillet suppers and more.
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