Dried minced onion as another lifehack for storage

Dried minced onion — Preservation onions

Dried minced onion
Dried minced onion

We say, “Dried minced onion and preservation will be much easier!”

Wikipedia says, “Cooking onions and sweet onions are better stored at room temperature, optimally in a single layer, in large mesh bags in a dry, cool, dark, well-ventilated location. In this environment, cooking onions have a shelf life of three to four weeks and sweet onions one to two weeks.”

Why onions are healthy

Dried minced onions and especially have magnificent flavor. Commonly onion is used as flavoring or a side dish. Add the dried minced onions to the spice mixture for your soup or any other dish. Often people also add green onions to their dishes and salads to make them taste fresh and vernal.

Onions have a lot of health benefits. They include a high content of sulfur-containing and antioxidants, which makes them the best helpers in the treatment and prevention of various illnesses and strengthens the immune system. 

Commonly, onion is used as a flavoring or a side dish. And specially dried minced onions have magnificent flavor. Often people also add green onions to their dishes and salads to make them taste fresh and vernal.

  • Onions also have anti-aging properties and help if there is some inflammation in a human’s body.
  • Dried minced onions have prebiotics, which improves sleep and even reduce stress in humans. 
  • Dried minced onion can also be useful if you have allergies because it prevents releasing histamine. 

How to dehydrate  dried minced onion

 Dried minced onion
Dried minced onion

We all already know how to dehydrate onions.  But let’s talk about an equally interesting process.

We will need:

You can use knife and cutting board
You can use a knife and cutting board
  • onions
  • mandolins slicer (you can use knife and cutting board)
  • food dehydrator
  • dehydrator tray or stainless-steel mesh strainer 
  • silicone mat (or mesh)

Let’s start: 

  1. Pill onions and cut as thin as you can.
  2. Then transfer them to the dehydrator’s tray or stainless-steel mesh strainer (use silicone mesh). We used Sahara Food Dehydrator
  3. Try not to leave big clumps.
  4. Check time and temperature in the manual of your dehydrator.
  5. When the onion mixture is dehydrated, let it cool and put it in the storage container.

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Here is a tip!

Dried minced onions
Dried minced onions
  • As of the time you cut onions, as faster they will dry.
  • Add some sea salt to your dried minced onions and use it as onion salt!

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