Cat Cora's Caramelized Brussels Sprouts

READY IN: 35mins
Recipe by Sharon123

Cat Cora says she loves the challenge of making Brussels sprouts irresistible. Her secret is to really let them caramelize in the brown butter. Keep them in the pan until the insides are tender and delicious! From Cat Cora's Kitchen cookbook.

Top Review by Boomette

This is a great recipe for brussels sprouts. I steamed them. And I omitted the capers cause I didn't have :( But I'll have to try it with capers. It's great with parmesan on top. Thanks Sharon :) Made for the Zwizzle Chicks of ZWT

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cut the bottom stems off and peel off any bruised or wilted leaves. Cut an x into the stem end (this helps them become a bit more tender during cooking). Cut each sprout in half.
  2. In a saucepan, bring 2 quarts water to a boil. Add 1 tbls. of the salt and the Brussels sprouts. Cook about 10 minutes, or tender when pierced with a knife.
  3. Melt the butter in a large saute pan over medium high heat and cook until golden brown. Add the sprouts. Cook for 10 minutes, constantly stirring until well caramelized on all sides.
  4. Remove from heat, then add the capers, lemon juice, pepper, and the 1 teaspoons salt. Sprinkle with the Parmesan cheese. Serve and enjoy!

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