Allium Oschaninii AKA Shallot
What do Shallots look like: They look like onions and garlic. Shallots are the same plant that has scallions and hold many of the same benefits. Scallions are the green leafy top, and shallot is the bulb.
What do Shallots taste like: I not had a shallot yet. But I will let you know when I do. Shallot.com states that they taste like a bold sweet onion and garlic.
How to eat a Shallot: Like the rest of the Allium family shallot can be added to just about anything. I found many recipes of meat with shallot.
Benefit of Shallot and Scallions
Have the same benefits of onions, but provides more protein then the other vegetables in the Allium family.