A 5 ounce serving has 60 calories. Onions contain vitamin A, vitamin B-complex, calcium, magnesium, potassium and a surprising amount of vitamin C. They also provide 2.8 grams of fiber, twice as much as a one-half cup serving of kidney beans and only half the calories.
Cipolini onions look like they are flattened onions and encased in a yellow thin papery skin. They have firm flesh that offers a sharp and deliciously unique flavor. Native to Italy, cipoline or cipollini onions are botanically the bulbs of a flowering plant. They are also known as the Italian spring onion.
To store, keep cool and dry.