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Feb 20, 2005 05:16 PM

Green Parts or White Parts of Green Onions(Scallions)

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WHen to use either or both? Also, can you garnish with the green part if you dont have chives, would it be too strong?

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  1. Garnish with the green all you wish. Great on baked potato.

    1. The white part tends to be more oniony, the green part a little lighter (like chives). I usually use both because I like green onion, but you can decide which part to use for what recipes depending how much onion flavor you want.

      chopped green onions are a great addition to scrambled eggs.