Christmas dinner with Lola's Onion Flakes

Christmas dinner with Lola's Onion Flakes

Make your classic holiday dishes extra special by topping them with homemade crispy fried onions. Yes, Thanksgiving and Christmas dinner is incomplete without crispy fried onion flakes.

Thanksgiving and Christmas are around the corner, and what better than trying some of the best classic holiday recipes from scratch? Thanksgiving and Christmas dinner table is incomplete without side dishes like green bean casserole or soups like broccoli cheddar or cream of mushroom soup which in turn are incomplete without the addition of crispy and crunchy fried onion topping. Basically, fried onions flakes are a perfect garnish on all your dinner casseroles and soups.

Fried Onion Flakes

You can also make fried onion flakes pan deep frying thinly cut shallots.


  • 1/4 cup dried onion flakes
  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil


  • Saute the dried onion flakes in a dry saute pan over moderate heat, stirring frequently, just until they become aromatic and have turned a light golden brown.
  • These may be kept indefinitely in an airtight container.