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No more tears! Dried onions are the perfect way to add sharp, sweet onion flavor to any dish without the prep time or watery eyes that come from peeling and chopping. McCormick dried onions begin as whole, white onion bulbs that have been peeled, dehydrated and minced. Use them anywhere you’d like to kick up the flavor. Think dips, soups, stews, casseroles, salads, meatloaf and egg dishes. You’ll know your dried onion is McCormick from the toasty, slightly sweet aroma.
Q: If I don’t have minced onion on hand, what makes a good substitute?
A: Dried onion in any form—chopped or powdered—can be substituted for dried minced onion. Crush the dried chopped onion and use an equal measure, or use less of powdered onion, which is stronger. Fresh minced onion is another good option. One small fresh onion equals one tablespoon dried minced onion.
The pilgrims who crossed the Atlantic on the Mayflower in 1690 packed more than salt pork and skillets for provisions. Fearing they would find none in their new home, they brought onions, an essential for everyday life. To their great delight, the settlers discovered this relative of the lily growing wild and abundantly in the New World. Onions were one thing they needn’t have worried about, though we can appreciate why they did.
McCormick dried minced onions begin in the field as whole, white onion bulbs, harvested at the peak of flavor. We wash and trim them, then gently dehydrate them to preserve their bold, slightly sweet character. You can count on McCormick dried onions to deliver consistent flavor, color and aroma in every jar.
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