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Brussels Sprouts With Browned Butter

Rated as 4.18 out of 5 Stars

"Brussels sprouts with browned butter, garlic, and cooked red onions make a great side dish or a meal in itself. Enjoy!"
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45 m servings 152
Original recipe yields 6 servings


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  1. Fill a large pot with lightly salted water and bring to a rolling boil. Add Brussels sprouts; cook until slightly tender, 1 to 2 minutes. Remove and run sprouts under cold water to stop the cooking process. Trim ends off each Brussels sprout and slice sprouts in half.
  2. Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat; arrange Brussels sprouts, cut sides down, in the hot oil. Season with red pepper flakes, salt, and black pepper. Cook Brussels sprouts, keeping them in the same place, until cut sides are browned, 7 to 9 minutes.
  3. Mix red onion and garlic into Brussels sprouts; cook and stir mixture until Brussels sprouts are cooked through but still firm, 10 to 13 more minutes.
  4. Place butter in a cold saucepan; place saucepan over medium heat. Cook butter until it begins to bubble and foam, about 5 minutes. Reduce heat to low; cook, constantly stirring, until butter begins to brown, 5 to 10 minutes. Remove from heat and pour browned butter over Brussels sprouts; toss to coat.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 152 calories; 11 12 4.2 10 57 Full nutrition

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I have never tried brussell sprouts before...these were delicious! My picky husband liked them too! Thanks for sharing.

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didn't like the texture at all -

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I have never tried brussell sprouts before...these were delicious! My picky husband liked them too! Thanks for sharing.

A good, classic brussell sprouts recipe. I also put about a tablespoon of brown sugar on when I added the seasonings, and this works fine with yellow onion, too, if you happen to be out of red...

didn't like the texture at all -

I followed the recipe - the Brussels sprouts came out half done and half burned. I'll try again.

6 26 17 While these tasted "fine," they weren't anything special & not worth the time & dishes.

Pretty tasty, but I would boil the sprouts for a bit longer because they came out pretty crunchy even after cooking for the maximum time specified in the recipe. I prefer them a bit softer. I al...

Woo these were yummy!! I boiled these for a bit longer. I didn't add the onion or fresh garlic but I did add garlic powder. These are a keeper.

Good recipe. Needed some acid, was perfect with a little rice wine vinegar at the end. Also added bacon

I added some bacon and 1T brown sugar. Yummy