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Old 01-11-2008, 08:27 PM   #1
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Need dried onion = real amount

I am making a dish and it's calling for 1/2 cup of minced onion but all I have is dryed. How much should I use?? Thanks


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Old 01-11-2008, 08:31 PM   #2
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Old 01-11-2008, 08:38 PM   #3
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I believe the conversion is 1 tsp for 1/2 onion and 1 tbsp for a whole medium onion. (dry chopped onion)

As for onion salt it would be 1/4 tsp for 1/2 onion and 1/2 tsp for a whole medium onion. (skip adding salt to the recipe)

For onion powder it is a dash (1/8 tsp) for 1/2 onion and 1/4 tsp for a whole onion. (this is an onion only product)
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Old 01-11-2008, 08:49 PM   #4
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The basic conversion is 1/4 as much dried as real. So, for 1/2 cup (8 Tablespoons) fresh onion you would need 2 Tablespoons dried.
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