Caramelized Brussels Sprouts

Published 03/18 2014 04:18PM

Updated 03/18 2014 04:19PM

serves 4


All you need:     

12-14 large Brussels sprouts          

1 tbsp. olive oil              

2 cloves garlic, minced            

pinch sea salt             

2 tsp. brown sugar                                            

1/4 cup roughly chopped pecans or walnuts, toasted

Optional: fresh orange juice, minced fresh ginger

All you do:

1.     Slice each Brussels sprout very thinly until you have a mound of feathery Brussels sprout ribbons.

2.     Heat the olive oil over medium-high in a large skillet and sauté the garlic for 30 seconds.

3.     Add the Brussels sprouts and continue sautéing for another 4-5 minutes, until bright green and tender.

4.     Add sea salt and brown sugar and toss together.  Finish by adding toasted nuts. Optional: squeeze a few tablespoons of fresh orange juice over dish or add some minced fresh ginger for some extra heat. 

5.     Serve and enjoy!


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