Green Onions and Scallions – Are They the Same?

Green Onions and Scallions – Are They the Same?

green-onionsQ Are green onions and scallions the same thing? Which part of the green onion are you supposed to use, the white or green part?


A Yes, they are. Scallion or green onion is a baby onion complete with a thin or rounding bulb. Both the white or green parts may be used. The white bulb is stronger in taste than the green tops.

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