spring onion

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spring onion

n
(Cookery) an immature form of the onion (Allium cepa), widely cultivated for its tiny bulb and long green leaves which are eaten in salads, etc. Also called: green onion or scallion

spring onion

scallion or green onion
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.spring onion - a young onion before the bulb has enlargedspring onion - a young onion before the bulb has enlarged; eaten in salads
onion - an aromatic flavorful vegetable
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
Translations
jarní cibulka
forårsløg
pikkusipulipillisipulitalvisipuli
mladi luk
ネギ
실파
salladslök
ต้นหอม
hành lá

spring onion

n (Brit) → cipollina

spring onion

بَصَلٌ أَخْضَر jarní cibulka forårsløg Frühlingszwiebel φρέσκο κρεμμύδι cebolleta pikkusipuli ciboule mladi luk cipollina ネギ 실파 bosui vårløk dymka cebolinha, cebolinho зеленый лук salladslök ต้นหอม taze soğan hành lá 小葱
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Ginger and spring onions help create a really fresh flavour, while keeping the dish light and nutritious.
You can buy spring onions all year, but (clue's in the name) they're at their best in spring when you can find the smallest and sweetest.
2 Add the soy sauce, enoki mushrooms and most of the spring onions and fry for 2-3 minutes until slightly softened, then add all but a pinch of the chilli flakes.
3-4 spring onions -- finely chopped (greens separated)
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ALL-IN-ONE PESTO LAMB STEW SERVES 6: Ready in 1 hour 45 minutes INGREDIENTS Low-calorie cooking spray; 900g lamb steak chunks (all visible fat removed); spring onions, sliced; 750g baby new potatoes; 6 garlic cloves; 750ml chicken stock; 3 level tbsp green pesto; zest and juice of 2 unwaxed lemons; 400g halved green beans; 300g frozen peas; 2 tbsp finely chopped fresh basil; 150g watercress METHOD 1.
INGREDIENTS 200g clean, large-grained industrial white rock salt 6 medium-large baking potatoes, skin on, washed splash of vegetable oil 1 medium onion, chopped knob of butter, plus 60g 310g hard mature Cheddar cheese, grated 100ml double cream 100ml milk 1 tablespoon chopped parsley 1 tablespoon chopped spring onions METHOD 1.
INGREDIENTS 3cm piece of ginger 4 garlic cloves 2 small green chillies 2 aubergines Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper Groundnut oil 200g vine cherry tomatoes 4 spring onions 1/2 a bunch of coriander 1 lime, juiced 1tbsp tamarind paste 1/2tbsp honey 3tbsp white sweet miso (available from Waitrose and Holland & Barratt) METHOD 1.
INGREDIENTS: 4 Princes Jumbo Hot Dogs; 4 finger rolls, sliced in half; 1 tbsp sunflower oil; 1 red onion, sliced into rings; 1 red pepper, deseeded and sliced; 125g, drained and rinsed cannellini beans; 1 tbsp olive oil; 2 tsp lemon juice; 2 spring onions, finely chopped; 1 small green chilli, deseeded and chopped; 1 clove garlic, crushed; 2 tbsp fresh coriander, chopped; 4 cherry plum tomatoes, diced HOW TO MAKE IT: 1.
2 Add the remaining 2 tsp oil to the pan and tip in most of the spring onions, the ginger and garlic.
Ready in 25 minutes, serves 4 200g new potatoes, thickly sliced low-calorie cooking spray 4 back bacon rashers, all visible fat removed, cut into bite-sized pieces 3 spring onions, finely chopped 8 eggs salt and freshly ground black pepper 150g cherry tomatoes, halved small bunch of chopped fresh chives 40g reduced-fat Cheddar cheese, grated 1 Put the potatoes into a pan of lightly-salted boiling water and cook for 10 minutes or until tender.
Serve with piping hot baladi bread, spring onions and lemon wedges.