Banana Shallots


Banana shallots, also known as eschalots or echalions, are a variety of shallots that bring a distinct and delightful flavor to dishes. With their elongated shape and mild yet rich taste, banana shallots offer versatility in the kitchen. In this article, we will explore the culinary appeal of banana shallots, share a flavorful recipe to enhance your dishes.

Nutritional Benefits of Banana Shallots: Banana shallots not only enhance the flavor of your meals but also provide various nutrients. Here are some key nutrients found in banana shallots:

  1. Antioxidants: Banana shallots contain antioxidants, including flavonoids and phenolic compounds, which help fight free radicals, reduce inflammation, and support overall well-being.
  2. Vitamin C: These shallots are a good source of vitamin C, an essential nutrient that supports immune function, promotes collagen synthesis, and acts as an antioxidant in the body.
  3. Minerals: Banana shallots provide essential minerals such as potassium, which is crucial for heart health and fluid balance, and iron, which is necessary for red blood cell production and oxygen transport.
  4. Fiber: Banana shallots contain dietary fiber, which aids in digestion, helps regulate blood sugar levels, and promotes feelings of fullness.

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Recipe: Caramelized Banana Shallot and Thyme Pasta


  • 4 banana shallots, thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon fresh thyme leaves
  • 8 ounces pasta (of your choice)
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Grated Parmesan cheese (optional, for serving)


  1. Cook the pasta according to package instructions until al dente. Drain and set aside.
  2. Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the sliced banana shallots and cook until they become soft and caramelized, stirring occasionally (about 10-12 minutes).
  3. Add minced garlic and fresh thyme leaves to the skillet and cook for an additional 1-2 minutes, until fragrant.
  4. Add the cooked pasta to the skillet with the caramelized shallots and gently toss to combine. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  5. Serve the caramelized banana shallot and thyme pasta with a sprinkle of grated Parmesan cheese, if desired.

Additional information

Weight 1 kg



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