A perennial plant (Allium Schoenoprasum), allied to the onion, having hollow cylindrical leaves used for seasoning. The young leaves are used in omelets, etc.
the bulbous herb Allium Schoenoprasum used fresh as a mild onion-flavored seasoning.
A small invasive perennial plant of the onion family with thin tubular leaves and purple flowers. The chopped leaves have a mild onion flavor and are used as a garnish or for flavoring but not with prolonged cooking. It is used for its fine aroma in sauces and omelets. The flowers are used for decorating dishes.
Cut leaves as needed Chopped leaves when onion flavor is desired
A relative of onion and garlic, chives have and a mild onion flavor. Available fresh and dried.
Related to the onion and leek, this fragrant herb has slender, vivid green, hollow stems. Chives have a mild onion flavor and are available fresh year-round. They are a good source of vitamin A and also contain a fair amount of potassium and calcium.