Candied Brussels Sprouts and Almonds With Amaretto Glaze

Recipe by Rita1652
READY IN: 15mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

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

DIRECTIONS

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