Difference Between Chives and Green Onions

Difference between green onions, chives, and scallions . , . . . . Grocery stores label long, skinny, green topped onions that have white bottoms as either scallions or green onions....

Recipe: Lindsey Bareham's sausage and tomato pasta with chives - The Times

This is an idea pinched from M&S. I doctored a jar of their tomato sauce with hints of sausage, adding Parmesan and masses of finely sliced chives. It was so good, I made it from scratch the next day with fresh passata, a couple of meaty butcher’s pork sausages, fennel seed and red wine. Try it mixed into orecciette pasta or over split baked potatoes.

Serves 4
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  1. Chives, scientific name Allium schoenoprasum, are an edible species of the genus Allium. Their close relatives include the garlic, shallot, leek, scallion, and Chinese onion.. A perennial plant, it is widespread in nature across much of Europe, Asia, and North America.. A. schoenoprasum is the only species of Allium native to both the New and the Old Worlds.
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  4. Chives are easy to grow. They require full sun and will benefit from rich, moist soils. Keeping your chive plant snipped back will cut down on the dried, yellow stems from overtaking the entire clump.
  5. Chive definition is - a perennial plant (Allium schoenoprasum) related to the onion and having slender leaves used as a seasoning; also : its leaves —usually used in plural. How to use chive in a sentence.
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The mild flavored leaves of this garlic relative are great chopped and sprinkled over soups.
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Chives about to flower
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