Weight Equivalents: Onion

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
Large3″ to 3 3/4″ dia150g5.3oz
Medium2″ to 3″ dia110g3.9oz
Small1″ to 2″ dia70g2.5oz
Slice, Large(1/4″ thick from medium onion)38g1.3oz
Slice, Medium(1/8″ thick from medium onion)14g0.5oz
Slice, thin(from medium onion)9g0.3oz

Conversion from grams to ounce: 28.3495231g(rounded to 28.35)= 1 oz
Ounces shown are rounded up or down to the nearest tenth of an ounce.


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