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Drying spring onions

Somehow I have managed to grow some mega spring onions over winter, they are HUGE and there's no way we can eat them all, so I thought I'd try drying them.  I just washed them, sliced thinly and spread them out in the drier. I often leave things overnight in the drier to air dry before I turn on the heat, this worked well with the onions too.  In the morning I turned on the drier, and several hours later I had crispy onion flakes, ready to put in a jar and sprinkle on things later.  I'm thinking they will be useful in stuffing and in crackers in particular, but they may find their way into many different things....




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  1. I wouldn't have thought about dehydrating spring onions. Great post and another good idea. I am in the process of trying to dehydrate as many veggies as I can and making my own veggie stock powder. Great post and cheers for the info

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  2. Nice idea Liz. I need to make me a solar dehydrator! Those spring onions look great.

    Gav x

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  3. They look great Liz, what type of dehydrator do you have? We are thinking of getting one.

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  4. I never thought about drying those! I should have done that with the mega ones I grew in Christchurch. Great post!

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  5. What a great ideal. Your onions look so good. Thanks for a great post. I must remember this so when I plant my onions to plant extra to dehydrate some green. I'm new to dehydrating. Just got my first one this year so I have a lot to learn.

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  6. thanks for the comments everyone. Its amazing what you can dry when you have a dehydrator (solar or otherwise :)). I just give anything a try, to see what works.

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