Brussel Sprouts Recipe

brussel sprouts

Brussel Sprouts Recipe made easy With Homemade Sweet And Sour Sauce. Recipe below.

They are a super healthy vegetable often overlooked because of their sometimes bitter taste.

Cooking with these instructions transforms them into a delightful, tasty and healthy side dish for your serving and eating pleasure.

Easy Brussels Sprouts

  • 1 lb. fresh whole Brussels Sprouts (can use frozen)
  • water
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 stick butter  (4 oz.)
  • 1/2 cup Cream Sherry
  • 1/2 cup Homemade Sweet And Sour Sauce
  • 1 cup dry Orzo pasta (or rice), cooked according to pkg. directions

Wash and remove dark spots on veggies, if any. Cut off the stem ends.

Pour water into medium sauce pan and bring to boil on medium heat. Stir in salt.

Add vegetables and simmer for 5-10 minutes until slightly tender when probed with a fork.

The amount of time needed to simmer will vary because of their various sizes.

Remove from heat. Drain.

Melt butter in a medium saucepan. Add brussel sprouts and stir until lightly browned and very tender.

Stir in Cream Sherry. Stir well to coat vegetables.

Stir in Homemade Sweet And Sour Sauce.  (Recipe below.)

Heat thoroughly.

Spoon Brussel Sprouts over cooked hot pasta or rice in a serving dish.

Drizzle additional sauce over the top according to your preference.

Serve with side of Sauteed Mushrooms for a scrumptious, gourmet meal.

Homemade Sweet And Sour Sauce

  • 1 cup pineapple juice
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 1 cup light corn syrup
  • 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1/4 cup sweet pickle juice
  • 1 teaspoon vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon minced red bell pepper
  • 1 teaspoon minced green bell pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon soy sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon ginger powder

Place pineapple juice in saucepan.

Add corn starch and stir until smooth.

tir in rest of ingredients.

Turn on medium heat and stir mixture until it comes to a boil and thickened to your preference. 

Remove from heat.

Use amount needed as per above recipe.

Store remaining cooled sauce in a covered jar in the refrigerator for another recipe if preferred.

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