Candied Brussels Sprouts and Almonds With Amaretto Glaze

READY IN: 15mins
Rita~
Recipe by Rita~

Oh so sweet,& nutty, with the slightest kick.

Top Review by diana_hotchkiss

This recipe was a great hit at my Christmas dinner this year(2009). Even the 3 guests who told me later that they did not like Brussels sprouts raved about them. I left out the pepper flakes this time but will add them next time I make them. So quick and easy to make!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 cups Brussels sprouts, cut in half
  • 1 12 cups champagne or 12 cup apple juice mixed with one cup water
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 12 cup almond liqueur or 12 cup Amaretto
  • 1 pinch chili pepper flakes
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch, mixed with
  • 1 teaspoon water
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 14 cup almonds, crushed and toasted
  • salt

Directions

  1. Steam Brussels sprouts in champagne till tender-crisp about 5 minutes. Remove brussels sprouts leaving the champange in the pot.
  2. Add honey, Amaretto, and pepper flakes reduce by half.
  3. Whisk in butter and cornstarch slurry.
  4. Toss in nuts.
  5. Toss the cooked Brussels sprouts in the candied nut mixture.
  6. Season with salt.

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