Leeks, Shallots, and Onions: Savory Allium Recipes

Onions’ sweet and savory tastes and pungent, tear-inducing sharpness combine to create quiet depths of flavor in so many dishes — but onions often don’t get the credit. They play happily in the background, yielding the spolight to a dish’s more glamorous ingredients. So here, in early spring, when fresh baby alliums are just coming up from the ground, is a roundup of recipes that each put the onion family front and center. From leek soup to onion and citrus salad, if you love onions, these are recipes for you!

What’s your favorite way to eat onions? Roasted? Caramelized? Sliced in a salad? Cooked down low and slow in a curry?

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