Onions, Yellow

Onions, yellow are the ones we mostly use for cooking, and they are generally the least expensive. See more about them below.

Onions, Yellow

Onions, Yellow

About Yellow Onions:

Yellow onions are considered a utility or cooking onion, though we also enjoy them raw in salads and on sandwiches.  They are a more “spicy” variety.  Yellow onions, like all other onions and garlic, are members of the lily family.  See the nutritional chart below.

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Onions, yellow raw

Scientific Name: Allium cepa

NDB No: 11282

Nutrient Units Value per
100 grams of
edible portion
Sample
Count
Std.
Error

Proximates

Water
g
89.68
63
0.239
Energy
kcal
38
0
Energy
kj
159
0
Protein
g
1.16
32
0.031
Total lipid (fat)
g
0.16
28
0.022
Carbohydrate, by difference
g
8.63
0
Fiber, total dietary
g
1.8
0
Ash
g
0.37
31
0.024

Yellow Onions Minerals

Calcium, Ca
mg
20
74
0.985
Iron, Fe
mg
0.22
75
0.011
Magnesium, Mg
mg
10
75
0.327
Phosphorus, P
mg
33
69
0.849
Potassium, K
mg
157
75
4.872
Sodium, Na
mg
3
77
0.256
Zinc, Zn
mg
0.19
69
0.009
Copper, Cu
mg
0.060
76
0.009
Manganese, Mn
mg
0.137
75
0.007
Selenium, Se
mcg
0.6
7
0.200

Yellow Onions Vitamins

Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
mg
6.4
37
0.264
Thiamin
mg
0.042
27
0.001
Riboflavin
mg
0.020
5
0.003
Niacin
mg
0.148
21
0.008
Pantothenic acid
mg
0.106
25
0.004
Vitamin B-6
mg
0.116
22
0.020
Folate, total
mcg
19
25
1.335
Folic acid
mcg
0
0
Folate, food
mcg
19
25
1.335
Folate, DFE
mcg_DFE
19
0
Vitamin B-12
mcg
0.00
0
Vitamin A, IU
IU
0
10
0.000
Vitamin A, RE
mcg_RE
0
0
Vitamin E
mg_ATE
0.130
0
Tocopherol, alpha
mg
0.31
1

Lipids

Fatty acids, total saturated
g
0.026
0
4:0
g
0.000
0
6:0
g
0.000
0
8:0
g
0.000
0
10:0
g
0.000
0
12:0
g
0.000
0
14:0
g
0.001
1
16:0
g
0.024
1
18:0
g
0.002
1
Fatty acids, total monounsaturated
g
0.023
0
16:1 undifferentiated
g
0.000
0
18:1 undifferentiated
g
0.023
1
20:1
g
0.000
0
22:1 undifferentiated
g
0.000
0
Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated
g
0.062
0
18:2 undifferentiated
g
0.059
1
18:3 undifferentiated
g
0.003
1
18:4
g
0.000
0
20:4 undifferentiated
g
0.000
0
20:5 n-3
g
0.000
0
22:5 n-3
g
0.000
0
22:6 n-3
g
0.000
0
Cholesterol
mg
0
0
Phytosterols
mg
15
1

Amino acids

Tryptophan
g
0.017
0
Threonine
g
0.028
0
Isoleucine
g
0.041
0
Leucine
g
0.041
0
Lysine
g
0.055
0
Methionine
g
0.010
0
Cystine
g
0.021
0
Phenylalanine
g
0.030
0
Tyrosine
g
0.029
0
Valine
g
0.027
0
Arginine
g
0.156
0
Histidine
g
0.019
0
Alanine
g
0.032
0
Aspartic acid
g
0.063
0
Glutamic acid
g
0.187
0
Glycine
g
0.048
0
Proline
g
0.036
0
Serine
g
0.034
0

USDA Nutrient Database for Standard Reference, Release 14 (July 2001)

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