Examples of onion in a Sentence
The recipe calls for chopped onions.
He is growing onions in the garden this year.
The recipe calls for chopped onion.
Recent Examples of onion from the Web
It’s served wrapped in newspaper with an optional garnishing of sliced red onions.
In a medium nonstick skillet, cook spinach and onion on low 4 to 5 minutes or until onion is tender.
Twohey’s signature is a hamburger called the Original Stinko, which comes dressed with thick slices of onion and pickle.
The chicken liver pate glided over the crisp butter rye toast, and the onion marmalade on top was a counterpoint to its richness.
The onions are silky and almost sweet, acting as a nice supporting character to the beef, along with the white American cheese layered in the center of the sandwich.
Sauté until onions are translucent, about 3 minutes.
Stuff garlic, orange, half of onions, and 6 sprigs sage into cavity.
Drawings of onions with and without growths distinguish which are ripe and which are not.
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Origin and Etymology of onion
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
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