- 500g shallots, we used banana shallots
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- 4 bay leaves
- 3 tbsp olive oil
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- 2 tbsp balsamic vinegar
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- handful black olives
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Heat oven to 200C/180C fan/gas 6. Pour boiling water over the shallots to cover them, leave for 5 mins, then drain and peel. Halve any larger shallots. Tip into a shallow ovenproof dish and add all the other ingredients except the olives, plus a little salt and pepper. Mix well.
Bake, uncovered, for 30-35 mins, stirring halfway through and adding the olives.