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Shallots

Shallots originated in Syria. They are not baby onions but a separate member of the onion family.They have a delicate flavour, less intense than most onions and they also dissolve easily into liquids, which is why they are favoured for sauces. They are about 3–4cm in diameter and maybe yellow or red skinned.

Health Benefits
  • Naturally fat free
  • Naturally low in calories
  • Naturally high in fibre
  • A high protein food as 22% of its calories come from protein which contributes to the maintenance of muscle mass and normal bones.
  • A source of vitamin C which contributes to normal function of the immune system.

 

 

Nutritional Information
    Per 100g (Raw)  
Calories   27Kcal  
Protein    1.5g  
Carbohydrate   3.3g  
Fat   0.5g  
Fibre   3.2g  



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