Farm Star Living

Health Benefits:

Anti-bacterial qualities
Lowers blood pressure
May reduce risk of cancer
May reduce risk of stroke

Nutrition:

  Serving size: 1 tbsp chopped; Calories: 7; Fat: 0g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 1mg; Carbs: 1.7g; Fiber:0g; Sugars: 0.8g; Protein: 0.2g; Potassium: 33mg; Vitamin A: 0%DV; Vitamin C: 1%DV; Calcium: 0%DV; Iron: 0%DV  

Did You Know?

  • Shallots hold more concentration of Vitamins and minerals than in onions.

Ways to Eat:

  • Raw
  • Caramelized
  • Grilled

Farming Trivia:

  • Shallots can be grown as annual crops just like onions.
  • The plant reaches 50 cm in height and bears 1-5 cloves.
  • It takes about 100 days for the bulbs of the shallot to be ready for harvesting.

Note: Always consult a physician for any specific health questions and concerns. Some of this information may be subject to change should there be any new findings from Federal Health Administration (FHA), Food & Drug Administration (FDA), American Medical Association (AMA), American Cancer Society (ACS), and / or other leading food, nutrition and medical advisors.