Savory Brussels Sprouts

"The key to making tasty Brussels sprouts is the same one for broccoli...Do Not Overcook! These have a savory addition of Dijon mustard and a dash of cream."
 
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Savory Brussels Sprouts created by Boomette
Ready In:
17mins
Ingredients:
4
Serves:
4-6
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directions

  • Trim the base of the sprouts and peel off the bruised outer leaves.
  • Cut in half if the sprouts are large.
  • Cook the sprouts in lightly salted boiling water for around 5-8 minutes.
  • Continue to taste test and they are done when just barely tender with a slight crispness left.
  • DO NOT OVERCOOK THESE LITTLE CABBAGES!
  • They will then be strong tasting, which is why a lot of people don't like this delicious vegetable.
  • Stir in the mustard and the cream.
  • Season with pepper.

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  1. Boomette
    Savory Brussels Sprouts Created by Boomette
  2. Boomette
    This is so yummy and simple. I steamed the brussels sprouts. Then mixed them with Dijon mustard and skim milk. Thanks Geema :) Made for Alphabet tag game
     
  3. Fulham
    Very nice - and simple to make. I followed the recpie completely and made them for Thanksgiving and they were all gone by the end, which is not always the casre with sprouts!
     
  4. -Sylvie-
    Savory Brussels Sprouts Created by -Sylvie-
  5. -Sylvie-
    I used semi-skimmed milk and halved the recipe. The dijon adds an interesting taste to the sprouts, but I still prefer just butter and nutmeg. Might try it with cream next time for extra richness, but I'm trying to watch my waist at the moment. Thanks for sharing! :)
     

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