Onion powder is ground, dehydrated onion. Onion powder isn’t as pungent as fresh onions, but it’s a great time-saver. It is also a common seasoning. Added to food liberally in all its forms either chopped, diced, whole, etc. Can be used in teas, and is very rarely found encapsulated. Onions and soy are used as a vegan alternative to chicken soup for colds.
Onion is used for treating digestion problems including loss of appetite, upset stomach, and gallbladder disorders; for treating heart and blood vessel problems including chest pain (angina) and high blood pressure; and for preventing “hardening of the arteries” (atherosclerosis). It is also used for treating sore mouth and throat,whooping cough, bronchitis, asthma, dehydration, intestinal gas, parasitic worms, and diabetes. Some people use it as a diuretic to increase urine output.
How to Store/Prepare:
Store airtight in a cool, dark place for up to one year.
Matches Well With:
Everything! Also goes well with pasta, pizza, and grilled chicken.