Onion, one of the oldest vegetables known to man, has a pungent and bittersweet flavor which enhances the taste of other ingredients. Onions are an important flavoring in almost every country in the world. They are so basic that a lot of foods would be bland and unappetizing without them, yet when combined with other ingredients, their flavor is rarely overwhelming or assertive. Minced Onion is great in meats, soups, sauces, gravies, fish, casseroles and wherever one would use fresh onion. Sprinkle onto a bagel, spread with butter or cream cheese. 3 Tbs. Minced Onion is equivalent to a small onion.