Categories: Ingredient

Spring onion

Spring onion belongs to the onion family.

Onions have grown wild over most of the world since the beginning of times and have been known to be human food for more than 5000 years.

Through cultivation and breeding have the onions types we know today been developed and selected.

Even it is not completely clear it is believed that spring onion has been developed in Asia.

Spring onions are a very used ingredient in Thai food.

The nutrient fact, below, is based on 100 gram of raw Spring Onions.

Vitamins

Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid mg 18.8
Thiamin mg 0.055
Riboflavin mg 0.08
Niacin mg 0.525
Vitamin B-6 mg 0.061
Folate, DFE µg 64
Vitamin B-12 µg 0
Vitamin A, RAE µg 50
Vitamin A, IU IU 997
Vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol) mg 0.55
Vitamin D (D2 + D3) µg 0
Vitamin D IU 0
Vitamin K (phylloquinone) µg 207

Lipids

Fatty acids, total saturated g 0.032
Fatty acids, total monounsaturated g 0.027
Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated g 0.074
Fatty acids, total trans g 0
Cholesterol mg 0

Proximates

Water g 89.83
Energy kcal 32
Protein g 1.83
Total lipid (fat) g 0.19
Carbohydrate, by difference g 7.34
Fiber, total dietary g 2.6
Sugars, total g 2.33

Minerals

Calcium, Ca mg 72
Iron, Fe mg 1.48
Magnesium, Mg mg 20
Phosphorus, P mg 37
Potassium, K mg 276
Sodium, Na mg 16
Zinc, Zn mg 0.39