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Learn more about the extraordinary red onion from Tropea.

One of the unique regional products that flavor the Calabrian cuisine is the onion from Tropea, a purple torpedo-looking sweet onion that is much used in Calabria and sought after in the world.

The Tropea onion is sweet and quite digestible, and it is said to have antiseptic properties. But most of all, it tastes great, whether raw, fried, stuffed, or in pastas and soups.