Roasted shallots

The humble shallot becomes a delicious accompaniment in this simple recipe.


25g butter
8 Echalion shallots, cut in half lengthways (about 400g)
1 tbsp caster sugar
1 sprig fresh rosemary
1 tbsp oil


1. Preheat the oven to 180ÂșC, gas mark 4. Melt the butter in a frying pan and, when foaming, add the shallots, sugar and rosemary.

2. Cook for about 5 minutes, stirring so that the shallots are coated in the butter. Stir in the oil then transfer the contents of the pan to a roasting tin and roast in the oven for 30 minutes.

Roasted shallots
  • Preparation time: 10 minutes
  • Cooking time: 30 minutes
  • Total time: 40 minutes

Serves: 8

Nutritional Info

Typical values per serving:

Energy 259.408kJ
Fat 4.6g
Saturated Fat 1.9g
Carbohydrate 4.4g
Sugars 4.3g
Salt 0.1g

0.8g fibre, 0.8g protein

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