Frieda's Specialty Produce - Cipolline Onion


What is a Cipolline Onion?

  • Pronounced chip-o-lee-nee, these small, round, flat onions are prized for their sweet flavor and long shelf life. Cipolline onions can be used both as a flavoring or seasoning and as a vegetable.

How to Eat

  • Use cooked or raw. Perfect for roasting or adding to pasta sauces, vegetable sautés, soups, kabobs, and in salads.
  • Trim ends and peel away the papery covering.

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How to Choose

  • Choose clean, firm onions.

How to Store

  • Store in a cool, dry, well-ventilated place up to 1 month.

When are they in season?

  • Year-round

Where are they grown?

  • Product of U.S.A.


Simply Roasted Cipolline

Simply Roasted Cipolline Ingredients 1 tablespoon butter 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil 2  8-ounce bags Frieda’s Cipolline Onions, peeled and trimmed Salt and pepper, to taste 1 sprig thyme, optional Steps Preheat oven to 325 degrees. In cast-iron or … Continue reading

Cipollines in the Garden Salad

Cipollines in the Garden Salad Ingredients: 2 cups fresh green beans, cut French-style 3 cups torn romaine or red-leaf lettuce 2 packages Frieda’s Cipolline Onions, peeled according to package directions 2 medium tomatoes, cut into bite-sized pieces 1 cup parsley … Continue reading

Marinated Pearl Onions

Marinated Pearl Onions Ingredients: 1 10-ounce package Frieda’s Red, White, or Gold Pearl or Cipolline Onions, peeled according to package directions 1-1/2 cups small whole mushrooms, trimmed and cleaned Marinade: 1 cup salad or olive oil 1/3 cup white wine … Continue reading

Honey-Roasted Cipolline

Honey-Roasted Cipolline Ingredients: 1  8-ounce package Frieda’s Cipolline Onions, peeled and trimmed 2 tablespoons butter or margarine 1 tablespoon honey 1/4 cup chicken, beef, or vegetable broth Steps: Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Arrange onions in single layer in shallow … Continue reading