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Butter-Braised Brussels Sprouts

First steamed then braised in butter, this recipe enhances the flavour, reduces the bitterness and makes a wonderful presentation for the often-maligned Brussels sprout.

Butter-Braised Brussels Sprouts

First steamed then braised in butter, this recipe enhances the flavour, reduces the bitterness and makes a wonderful presentation for the often-maligned Brussels sprout.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Course: Side Dish
Servings: 2
Author: Kevin Lamoureux

Ingredients

  • 10 Brussels sprouts trimmed, cut in half
  • ½ cup water
  • 1 tbsp butter

Instructions

  • To prepare the Brussels sprouts, remove excess stems, peel away any loose leaves then cut them in half from crown to stem.
  • Place Brussels sprouts cut side down, in a large frying pan, add the water and cover with a lid.
  • Bring to a water a boil and allow to steam, covered, for about 7 to 10 minutes (until desired tenderness).
  • Drain the water, add the butter and cook the sprouts face down on medium heat for about 5 to 10 minutes or until the cut sides are braised.
  • Toss and turn the sprouts to coat with the remaining butter in the pan. Add a little salt if desired.
  • Serve immediately.

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