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Shallot recipes

33 Recipes

Shallots have a milder, sweeter flavour than onions. Use them in everything from pies and tarts to pickles, sauces and sides.

4 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

This twist on a classic apple dessert gives often-overlooked shallots star billing and makes a stunning vegetarian main course

1 hr
Easy
Vegetarian
78 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

This classic French sauce from Gordon Ramsay is just perfect with a rib-eye steak

35 mins
Easy
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2 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

If you like pickled onions you'll love this easy preserved shallots recipe - perfect with cold meats or alongside a ploughman's lunch

1 hr and 10 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
35 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

James Martin's easy, rustic cheese and onion tart is sure to become a weekend favourite

1 hr and 25 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
4 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Tender, sticky shallots make a great side for your Sunday roast - and they're good for you too!

40 mins
Easy
4 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Sweet shallots and tangy balsamic vinegar make a perfect pairing in this delectable side dish. Crumble over a handful of soft goat's cheese and parsley to serve

55 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
26 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

People will think you've been cooking for hours with this rich and meaty dish, ready in under 30 minutes

25 mins
Easy
24 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

A chunky, comforting casserole that makes a wonderful Sunday lunch

2 hrs and 25 mins
Easy
15 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Replace your roast this Sunday with a warming pie straight from the oven

3 hrs and 35 mins
More effort
12 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Gordon Ramsay's sophisticated starter is fabulously buttery and crisp - serve before his Stir fry of duck

1 hr and 15 mins
A challenge
10 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Get the spiced lamb and new potatoes cooking straight away while you do the rest of the prep. This speedy dinner is delicious with a salted tomato salad

25 mins
Easy
Gluten-free
14 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Adapted from the Moroccan roast lamb fish 'mechoui', this slow-cooked dish has an aromatic marinade and irresistably fruity sauce

8 hrs
Easy
10 ratings 3.8 out of 5 star rating

Pack tortillas with fried banana shallots, sweet potato, broad beans and cheese, then toast for crisp golden brown quesadillas - ideal for lunch or supper

35 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
4 ratings 3.8 out of 5 star rating

Variations on these delicious dumplings are found all over Eastern Europe. Olia's are filled with tangy sauerkraut, crunchy cabbage and crispy shallots

1 hr and 15 mins
A challenge
Vegetarian
13 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

A hearty vegetarian main dish that will keep in the freezer for up to two months

3 hrs
Easy
Vegetarian
10 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

These low fat, mildly flavoured skewers are excellent served with Thai fragrant rice

30 mins
Easy
8 ratings 3.4 out of 5 star rating

An impressive supper for two - go for the best-quality pork and don't be afraid to serve it ever so slightly pink to keep it juicy

1 hr
Easy
17 ratings 3.5 out of 5 star rating

Use your favourite wholemeal shapes and add roasted butternut, shallots, creamy Italian cheese and spinach for a hearty Italian pasta dish

55 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
2 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Also known as hanger steak, this cut packs a lot of flavour and is best cooked rare to keep it tender - a succulent supper for two

50 mins
Easy
10 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

A low-fat, but creamy and delicious mash that's made to be eaten with sausages

50 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
2 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

Succulent roast topside of beef, made especially irresistible with a mustard crust, piquant shallots and red wine enriched gravy

1 hr and 40 mins
Easy
3 ratings 3.4 out of 5 star rating

Soften shallots before stir-frying with cabbage and fennel seeds for a low fat, healthy side dish - perfect with a hearty roast dinner

50 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
4 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Take puff pastry and top with banana shallots and ready-cooked chestnuts for these stylish vegetarian tarts – a great dinner party starter

1 hr and 35 mins
More effort
Vegetarian
7 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

How will you serve your potatoes this Christmas? If rich and creamy is your thing, try this indulgent gratin recipe

1 hr and 25 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
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