How to Cut Green Onions

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  • Author: Sonja
  • Prep Time: 2 minutes
  • Cook Time: 0 minutes
  • Total Time: 2 minutes
  • Yield: Varies


Wondering how to cut green onions? Here’s a step by step guide and video that shows you all you need to know about how to cut scallions.



  • 1 bunch green onions


  1. Remove any outer layers of the green onions that look bad or wilted.
  2. Using a large chef’s knife, chop off the root end and the tough top part of the green end.
  3. Line up the green onions and thinly slice them using a circular motion with your knife. If your recipe calls for green onions or scallions cut on the bias, place your knife at an angle and use the same slicing motion.
  • Category: Knife Skills
  • Method: Cutting
  • Cuisine: N/A

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