Spring onions, also known as green onions or scallions, can be used and are delicious in a variety of different recipes, and taste a bit milder than regular onions. Spring onions go great in soups, stir frys, pasta dishes, and more! Check out this list of 15 recipes featuring the delicious spring onion and see what you think!

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1. Coconut Milk, Spring Onion, and Cheese Waffles

Coconut Milk, Spring Onion, and Cheese Waffles Source: Coconut Milk, Spring Onion, and Cheese Waffles

After you taste these Coconut Milk, Spring Onion, and Cheese Waffles by Anett Velsberg you’ll never go back to sweet waffles again. The coconut milk, vegan cheese, and crisp green onions just go so well together! Top these babies with a dollop of vegan sour cream and some freshly cracked black pepper and dinner is served!

2. Coconut Carrot Soup With Shiitake and Spring Onion

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This Coconut Carrot Soup With Shiitake and Spring Onion by Ida Hemmingsson-Holl goes fantastically well with the shiitake cilantro stir-fry. The recipe makes a rather mild soup, so for anyone preferring more spicy food I would recommend adding more ginger to the soup.

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3. Gluten-Free Scallion Pancakes

Gluten-Free Scallion Pancakes Source: Gluten-Free Scallion Pancakes

Vegan, gluten-free Gluten-Free Scallion Pancakes by Amy Height are packed with protein, green goodness from scallions and a hint of asian flair thanks to the sesame oil.

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4. Nori and Scallion Avocado Toast

Nori and Scallion Avocado Toast Source: Nori and Scallion Avocado Toast

Plain avocado toast is amazing, but every now and again, you need to spice things up a bit. Creamy avocado paired with savory scallions and umami-rich nori make this Nori and Scallion Avocado Toast by Hannah Teson so satisfying. Of course, you can also make it for a quick snack or easy lunch because anytime is a good time to have avocado toast.

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5. Broccoli Salad With Quinoa, Scallions and Roasted Cashews

Broccoli Salad With Quinoa, Scallions and Roasted Cashews Source: Broccoli Salad With Quinoa, Scallions and Roasted Cashews

More broccoli salad than quinoa salad but yet another way to jazz up quinoa. The possibilities with this Broccoli Salad With Quinoa, Scallions and Roasted Cashews by Lisa Dawn Angerame are endless!

6. Green Onion Pancakes

Green Onion Pancakes
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If you’re one to love the smell of onion and garlic wafting through the kitchen as you cook (is there anything more inviting?), these rustic Green Onion Pancakes by Linda Ly deserve a place on your dinner menu.

7. Yeasted Scallion Pancakes With Spicy Ginger Sauce

7. Yeasted Scallion Pancakes With Spicy Ginger SauceSource: Yeasted Scallion Pancakes With Spicy Ginger Sauce

Whoever says that giving up gluten means giving up springy, chewy textures in breads clearly hasn’t seen this recipe for Yeasted Scallion Pancakes With Spicy Ginger Sauce by Joy Gan! Psyllium husk is the magic ingredient here, and it gives this gluten-free flour dough an elastic quality that is exactly like a traditional yeast dough. You’ll have to try it to believe it! When these pancakes are freshly fried up and dipped in ginger sauce, your taste buds will be doing backflips out of pure happiness.

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8. Savory Biscuits with Scallions

Savory Biscuits With Scallions Source: Savory Biscuits with Scallions

Whole wheat savory biscuits made vegan. Top these Savory Biscuits with Scallions by Caroline Doucet with butter for a delicious snack or side dish. These biscuits are the perfect addition to a big dinner with family or friends.

9. Roasted Carrot Salad With Charred Scallion Cilantro Pesto

Roasted Carrot Salad With Charred Scallion Cilantro Pesto Source: Roasted Carrot Salad With Charred Scallion Cilantro Pesto

The roasted sweet carrots and caramel-y red onions paired with crunchy sweet corn in this  Roasted Carrot Salad With Charred Scallion Cilantro Pesto  by Zoe and Mia Lau is phenomenal. Corn kernels function as a healthier, cheaper substitute for the sweetness of dried fruits and the crunchiness of the nuts in salads. The charred scallion cilantro pesto is a sweet and vinegary sauce that is most commonly served with fresh seafood, but we think it tastes oh-so much better on this vegan salad.

10. Cheese and Scallion Potato Waffles

Cheese and Scallion Potato Waffles Source: Cheese and Scallion Potato Waffles

A waffle maker is a wonderful investment. How else would you be able to make these Cheese and Scallion Potato Waffles by Trine Rask?! They’re savory, cheesy, garlicky, and filled with potato-goodness. Serve these with a big dollop of guacamole on top for a yummy snack.

11. Wild Rice Stuffing With Cranberry, Apricot, and Scallion

Wild Rice Stuffing With Cranberry, Apricot, and Scallion Source: Wild Rice Stuffing With Cranberry, Apricot, and Scallion

Here is a take on stuffing that doesn’t involve white bread or corn bread. Try out this Wild Rice Stuffing With Cranberry, Apricot, and Scallion by Catie Baumer Schwalb!

12. Spring Onion Tart With Cheesy Tofu Cream

Spring Onion Tart With Cheesy Tofu Cream Source: Spring Onion Tart With Cheesy Tofu Cream

This Spring Onion Tart With Cheesy Tofu Cream  by Simon Malerba is a thing of beauty. It starts with a buckwheat and amaranth crust, though if you’re pressed for time, you can substitute for a pre-made crust. Next, it’s topped with a deliciously creamy, cheesy tofu filling followed by a layer of sliced spring onions. You can add whatever spices you like here, but turmeric and paprika are highly recommended, as they’re strong enough to bring flavor to the table, but subtle enough so that they do not overwhelm the other flavors at work.

13. Nettle Gnocchi with Dried Tomatoes and Spring Onions

Nettle Gnocchi with Dried Tomatoes and Spring Onions Source: Nettle Gnocchi with Dried Tomatoes and Spring Onions

Nettles can be used in the kitchen in soups, risottos, ravioli stuffing, pancakes, pasta pesto or simply sautéed as a side dish. In this case, they’re used for gnocchi! This delicious Nettle Gnocchi with Dried Tomatoes and Spring Onions  by Valentina Chiappa is seasoned in a simple but tasty way.

14. Vietnamese Spring Rolls

Vietnamese Spring Rolls Source: Vietnamese Spring Rolls

Mix up the veg with whatever you have on hand. You can serve these Vietnamese Spring Rolls by Melissa Tedesco alongside a dipping sauce, like a sweet and sour, or eat them on their own. They’re great for parties or as a little project to do with your kids.

15. One-Pan Singapore Noodles

One-Pan Singapore Noodles

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We thought it’d be kinda fun to try our hand at creating these ne-Pan Singapore Noodles by Crazy Vegan Kitchen. Cue in my one-pan adaptation … of an adaptation… of noodles that don’t actually exist in Singapore! Made from rice vermicelli (thin rice noodles), curry powder, bean sprouts, bok choy, spring onion, carrots, red pepper, snow peas, and a ton of other nutritious and easy-to-get ingredients, I’m happy to say that this Singapore Noodles creation is a surefire noodle winner.

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