Vidalia Onion Committee Offers Recipes
Learning how to grow onions also involves learning to cook with Vidalia onions.
The Vidalia Onion Committee has tons of clever onion recipes to share. Check out a few of our favorites.
Courtesy George A. Sanchez/Vidalia Onion Committee
Vidalia onions are prized for their sweetness and lack of heat, and they are unique to a 20-county area of Georgia. The vegetable is available from late April through mid-September in grocery stores across the country.
VIDALIA ONION RECIPES:
Use Chicken Stock for Braised Onions
Slow Roasted Vidalia Onions Recipe With Local Honey
Recipe for Grilled Onions
Slow Roasted Pork Shoulder Recipe
Georgia Peach and Vidalia Onion Summer Salad
Caramelized Vidalia Onion Bread Pudding Recipe
According to the Vidalia Onion Committee, the discovery of the Vidalia was an accident. During the Great Depression, Georgia farmers were hoping for a new cash crop, and onions held a promise of better profits than previous crops of corn or cotton. What they harvested, though, wasn’t what they were expecting; the onions didn’t have any fire to them. The South Georgia farmers were perplexed.