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Onions turning green

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My onions turned green (sort of a light green, but definatly green). I was in the middle of a saute of onions, garlic (peeled garlic from Sunflower Market ) with EVOO, salt and pepper. I never had any thing like this happen before. Any Ideas??? I covered the large saute pan with a cheap aluminum serving tray, could that be the cause? Strange...

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  1. It's a chemical reaction. Perfectly normal, especially with smaller dices/purees of onions.