Skill level

Easy

Equipment you will need for this technique

Small sharp knife

Chopping board

Follow this video guide for the easiest way to learn how to slice onions (and avoid those tears!)

Slice the onion in half with a sharp knife. Peel the halves.

Curve your fingertips in, using your middle knuckle as a guide, and slice the onion very finely from one edge to the other. Discard the tip of the onion.