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Herby barbecue shallots

06 June 2013

These herby shallots can be wrapped in foil and baked on a barbecue for a tasty vegetable side dish.

Herby barbecue shallots
Herby barbecue shallots

Preparation time

10 minutes

Cooking time

20-30 minutes




  • 20 medium sized shallots
  • 4 cloves of garlic
  • 20g thyme
  • 100ml olive oil


Peel the shallots. Take a piece of tin foil A3 in size and fold in half.

Place the shallots, garlic and thyme on the foil and season with salt and pepper. Pour over the olive oil and close up all the sides of the foil.

Cook for 25-30 minutes on the edge of the barbecue grill turning once after 10-15 minutes.

Recipe devised by Chef Paul Collins, our thanks to for providing this recipe.


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