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What are shallots? About the ingredient shallots. Including 1,099 recipes with shallots, nutrition data, and where to find it.


Shallots shallot, sometimes called the "multiplier onion", is a variety of the onion that feels like a cross between garlic and onion.

Similar to garlic, shallots are formed in clusters of with a head composed of multiple cloves.

Their skin color can vary from golden brown to gray to rose red, and their off-white flesh is usually tinged with green or magenta.

Shallots are much favored by chefs because of their firm texture and sweet, aromatic, yet pungent, flavor.

The shallot is a relative of the onion, and tastes a bit like an onion, but has a sweeter, milder flavour.

They can be stored for at least 6 months.


Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1 tbsp chopped (10g)
Amount per Serving
Calories 7Calories from Fat 0
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 0.0g 0%
Saturated Fat 0.0g 0%
Trans Fat ~
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 1mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 1.7g 1%
Dietary Fiber ~
Sugars ~
Protein 0.3g
Vitamin A 2% Vitamin C 1%
Calcium 0% Iron 1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your caloric needs.

Where found

Shallots are usually found in the produce section or aisle of the grocery store or supermarket.

Food group

Shallots are a member of the Vegetables and Vegetable Products USDA nutritional food group.

How much do shallots weigh?

measure grams
1 tbsp chopped 10

In Chinese:青葱
British (UK) term: Shallots
en français:échalotes
en español:chalotes

Recipes using shallots

There are 1055 recipes that contain this ingredient.

 Warm Red Cabbage and Apple Salad
15 Minute Perfect Shallow Poached Salmon
Amazing Cheddar Carrot Soup
Arugula Cherry Tomato Salad with Balsamic Shallot Vinaigrette
Asian Salad Nicoise
Asparagus and Mushroom Strudel
Asparagus with Mushrooms and Fresh Coriander
Bacon Scallop with Sauteed Tatsoi
Baked Green Eggs
Baked Green Eggs and Ham
Balsamic-Honey Glazed Beets and Arugula Salad with Goat Cheese
Barley Risotto with Fennel

All 1,055 recipes


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