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06-19-2006, 02:47 PM #1
What's the best food to substitute for onion?
Onions make me VERY ill. I avoid them if at all possible--which makes restaurant ordering difficult and church "covered dish" potlucks even harder. When I'm cooking for myself and every dish that isn't dessert requires onion, what do you suggest I sub for it? (No leeks, no scallions, etc.) Sometimes I've used celery for good effect, and garlic is okay as a limited sub--but too much garlic is not okay with me--certainly not okay to sub for a full onion in a chili recipe!
2) Buddhist Vegetarian Fake Onion Flakes
3) asafetida (hing), which can be found
in Indian supermarkets, usually in the
form of a yellow powder.