What to do with leftover shallots

These little bulbs of joy are bursting with a sweet and delicate flavour, don’t let them go to waste.

What to do with leftover shallots

Recipes using shallots

How to use leftover shallots

  • Pep-it-up dressing. Combine 1 tsp wholegrain mustard and a dash of vinegar in a bowl, season with salt and pepper, then add a finely chopped shallot and a drizzle of extra-virgin olive oil. Mix well, then toss through a crisp salad or use as a dip for tenderstem broccoli or chicory leaves.
  • A simple side. Halve shallots lengthways through the root. Drizzle with oil, season and roast at 200°C/180°C fan/gas 6 for 30 minutes or until golden, sweet and tender. Serve with steak and mashed potato.

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