The Different Types of Onions

Can anyone explain the difference between white, yellow, purple, and any other colors of onions? I'm especially interested in how strong they taste, what recipes the different varieties would be appropriate for, and so forth. Thanks for the input!


Tripleb from Greenville, AL

January 13, 20060 found this helpful

Check at and you can look on some of the gardening websites (like They will list the different types and other info.

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January 13, 20060 found this helpful

this tells you all about onions hope this helps

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October 1, 20060 found this helpful

I need to know the name's of the purple onions they are small like pearl onions I think Thanks

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November 13, 20070 found this helpful

Are there low carb onions- cuz i would like really like it if tghere was cuz im ,like, on a diet and i LOVE onions they RULE!

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December 4, 20080 found this helpful

It was helpful.

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