A member of the allium family of garlic, onions, leeks, etc. shallots are golden pink in color, oblong shape and papery outer skin. Most shallots have two or three clove-like sections. Available year round.
Chop and add to garlic butter, salad dressings, dips, pizza or add to stir-fry, soups, marinades, pasta, scrambled eggs! Use fresh slices in salads, sandwiches, burgers. Peel and bake with pot roast, poultry or other root vegs. or caramelize in butter and sugar for a delicious side dish. Chop and add as a savory ingredient in muffins, breads.