French Fried Onions (Gluten-Free)

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READY IN: 35mins
Recipe by Vegan Thanksgiving

Green Bean Casserole is a must for Thanksgiving dinner, some think. Your local Asian grocer may carry fried red onions (shallots), but if not, the only way to make it gluten-free is to fry your own onions. If you don't own a mandoline or v-slicer, this might be a good time to purchase one. The good news is that the rest of the ingredients are store-bought, thanks to canned french-style green beans and a vegan gluten-free mushroom soup from Imagine Foods.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 large onion
  • 1 12 cups soymilk (or other non-dairy milk)
  • 1 12 cups all-purpose flour (Bob's Red Mill makes a gluten-free A-P flour)
  • salt, to taste
  • oil, for frying


  1. Slice onions with a mandoline.
  2. Soak in milk for 8 minutes.
  3. Drain.
  4. Heat oil to 375 degrees over medium heat for 10 minutes.
  5. Toss onions with flour and salt and separate on parchment paper.
  6. Let sit while oil heats.
  7. Fry by spoonful until golden brown.
  8. Drain.
  9. When cool, transfer to a super-airtight container.

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