Oven Roasted Shallots

Shallots are AMAZING! Did you know…..

  • Shallots have more anti-oxidants, minerals, and vitamins than onions.
  • They are rich source of flavonoid anti-oxidants.
  • Shallots hold more concentration of vitamins and minerals than onions, especially vitamin A, pyridoxine, folates, thiamin, vitamin C etc. (Vitamin A is a powerful antioxidant that helps protect from lung and oral cavity cancers.)
  • They are also more rich in minerals and electrolytes than onions; particularly iron, calcium, copper, potassium, and phosphorus.
  • But most importantly….THEY’RE YUMMY!

I roast my shallots and keep them in the refrigerator for use in salads, sandwiches, soups and sauces.  OK – let’s get roasting!


  • Shallots
  • Thyme
  • Salt &Pepper
  • Extra Virgin Olive Oil


  • Pre-heat the oven to 375 degrees.
  • Place whole, peeled shallots in a baking dish.
  • Season with thyme (fresh or dried), salt & pepper and drizzle with extra virgin olive oil.
  • Cover with aluminum foil and roast for 35-45 minutes (until they are fork tender).

Shalts ready to cook




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