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Onion Paille des Vertus


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A time honoured regional favourite, developed in the late 1700’s
    A household favourite for centuries due to its exceptional storage ability, it has long been France’s traditional Winter onion. The flattened roots measure 3-4 inches across; the skin is a brownish yellow and the flesh is flavourful.
  • A taste of France
  • salad, saute, bake, soup, stir fry
  • Exciting and delicious varieties
  • Plant Attributes

    • Position: Partial Sun
    • Suitable Climate Zone(s):
      • Tropical
      • Subtropical
      • Arid
      • Temperate
    • Flowering Time(s): Winter, Autumn
    • Plant Type: Edibles


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    How to use

    1. Preheat oven to 200°C.
    2. Cook carrots and silverbeet stems in boiling salted water for 5 minutes. Add leaves and cook for a further 5 minutes. Drain.
    3. Pan fry onion in oil, stirring occasionally until soft. Add silverbeet, zucchinis and corn, and stir for 5 minutes or until soft.
    4. Add chickpeas, parmesan, semi-dried tomatoes and three-quarters of the dill to vegetables, season with salt and pepper stirring to combine.
    5. In a separate bowl whisk the eggs together, then add egg mixture to the pan. Allow to cook for 5 minutes.
    6. Transfer pan to oven and bake for 20 minutes or until set.

    General Precautions

    Not suitable for children under 3 years of age, contains small parts. Adult supervision required.

    Sizes/Options Available

    300 Seeds

    General Retail Stockists

    Bunnings Warehouse and Independent Garden Retailers