onion coloring pages

Onion is a productive vegetable of the Liliaceae family, native to Asia, Turkey, and other regions of the Mediterranean Sea. Get the onion coloring pages here. Happy coloring.

Widely It is used in our recipes all over the world. It has a particular flavor and nutritional properties that can help us improve our health.

Printable Onion Coloring Pages

Onion is undoubtedly one of the most used and appreciated ingredients in cooking. It flavors many sauces in every region and enriches salads and second courses, meat, and fish.

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Attention, however: it should not be made the common mistake of confusing onion with spring onion because they are products having entirely different characteristics. 

Today the red onion is appreciated worldwide, so much that every great starred chef uses it in their cooking. It is a seasoning and the main ingredient with which to create tasty dishes rich in flavor.

Very sweet, crunchy, and red are the characteristics that make it so desirable; its qualities are defined as “Red Gold of Calabria”. 

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It can be stored for up to four weeks in a cool and dry place in boxes or assembled in the characteristic braid shape typical of the banquets of Tropea or Capo Vaticano.

Onion is rich in vitamins (A, B1, B2, C, E), mineral salts such as calcium, phosphor, magnesium, iron, and manganese, and a source of natural ferment helpful in stimulating and helping digestion. 

Moreover, it contains very few calories and has an intense diuretic action, cleaning the liver and kidneys.

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Being a natural antibacterial, onion has an antiseptic action on our body, helpful to fight against germs, bacteria, and infections; in particular, it purifies and detoxifies the bowel by favoring the development of bacterial flora.

Here are some of the main beneficial properties of onion: 

  • Healthy to fight seasonal ailments such as colds and coughs.
  • Counteracts free radicals. The onion is rich in antioxidants (flavonoids), good allies against the aging of cells.