Definition of pearl onion in English:

pearl onion

Syllabification: pearl on·ion


  • A very small onion used especially for pickling.
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    • Add the tripe, pearl onions, white wine, black peppercorns and remaining apple vinegar and sauté until tender.
    • Using a slotted spoon, transfer the potatoes, pearl onions, carrots, morels, and baby leeks to a bowl and set aside, keeping warm.
    • Add the pearl onions and sauté until translucent.

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