Onion Art

Make Onion Art

Onion Art

Ingredients:

  • 2 onions of different colors
  • Cutting board and knife
  • Paper
  • Washable paint
  • Paper plates
  • Paint brushes

Instructions:

  • Cut the onion in half.
  • Spread the paint on the paper plates.
  • Use the paint brush to add paint to the onion.
  • Use the onion as a stamp to create art. 

Observations:

  • How many circles does each onion have?
  • Does the type of onion affect the print?
  • Can you separate the circles?

Make Your Own Soup

Ingredients:

  • 2 tbs. olive oil
  • 1 yellow onion, diced
  • 2 tbs of dried herbs such as oregano, basil, thyme, Italian seasoning, or marjoram
  • ½ tsp of salt
  • 4 cups of fresh vegetables such as carrots, celery, squash, green beans, corn, or sweet potatoes
  • 1 can of bpa free no sodium beans such as black, pinto, garbanzo, kidney, or white
  • 2 cups of water
  • 4 cups of low sodium broth
  1. Place a stock pot on the stove top and add the olive oil. Turn the heat on to medium low.
  2. Add onion, herbs, salt, and vegetables. Saute for 10 minutes or until the vegetables soften. Occasionally stir with a spatula.
  3. Add in the beans, water, and broth.
  4. Raise the heat and bring the soup to a boil, then reduce the heat so that the soup simmers.
  5. Let simmer for 20 minutes.