Onions may have originated somewhere in East Asia, or possibly in the area that is modern day Iran and West Pakistan. They have been cultivated for 5000 years or more, and have found their way into nearly every cuisine.
Onions may be eaten raw, fried, grilled, in soups, pickled, blanched, in pancakes, etc.
How much does an onion weigh?
|Onion, White, Red, or Yellow|
|Large||3″ to 3 3/4″ dia||150g||5.3oz|
|Medium||2″ to 3″ dia||110g||3.9oz|
|Small||1″ to 2″ dia||70g||2.5oz|
|Slice, Large||(1/4″ thick from medium onion)||38g||1.3oz|
|Slice, Medium||(1/8″ thick from medium onion)||14g||0.5oz|
|Slice, thin||(from medium onion)||9g||0.3oz|
Conversion from grams to ounce: 28.3495231g(rounded to 28.35)= 1 oz