12 Ratings
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  • 3 Rating Star 1

We love Brussels sprouts at my house, especially with lamb. This is a great do-ahead recipe.

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Ingredients

Directions

  • Place Brussels sprouts in a saucepan with enough lightly salted water to cover. Bring to a boil, and cook 7 to 10 minutes, or until just tender; drain.

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  • In a separate saucepan large enough to hold the Brussels Sprouts, melt the butter and cook the onion until browned. Remove saucepan from heat, and stir in the flour until smooth. Return saucepan to low heat, and continue stirring until flour is lightly browned. Gradually blend in the beef broth. Season with salt, pepper, and cloves. Stir in the brown sugar and lemon juice. Place the cooked Brussels sprouts in the mixture, and allow to simmer 5 minutes before serving.

Nutrition Facts

113.52 calories; 4.23 g protein; 15.76 g carbohydrates; 4.8 g fat; 11.45 mg cholesterol; 323.64 mg sodium.Full Nutrition


Reviews (8)

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Most helpful positive review

03/21/2005
I love brussel sprouts this recipe is a new delicious way to make them. YUM!!!! I haven't added the cloves yet but may just put a little on a serving to try it.
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Most helpful critical review

06/23/2008
Didn't hit the spot for either myself or my husband and I'm a huge brussel sprout lover. I'll keep looking for something different rather than just tossing them in butter but I don't think this will be it for us we weren't crazy about the flavor. Thanks anyways!
(4)
12 Ratings
  • 4 Rating Star 5
  • 2 Rating Star 3
  • 5 Rating Star 3
  • 3 Rating Star 1
01/14/2004
One word YUMMY! This recipe was surprisingly easy and the end results were outstanding. Everyone in the family loved them (even the kids). They were more sweet than sour but that was just fine with us. I will make these again and again! Thanks so much Marilyn!
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04/12/2004
Very good. I was not sure if I would like it but it went very well with Pork Tenderloin in Bourbon from this site. I did not add the onions because I am not fond of them but otherwise I followed the directions exactly.
(5)
06/05/2006
very good but watch the flour mine had a bit of a doughy taste.
(5)
03/21/2005
I love brussel sprouts this recipe is a new delicious way to make them. YUM!!!! I haven't added the cloves yet but may just put a little on a serving to try it.
(4)
06/23/2008
Didn't hit the spot for either myself or my husband and I'm a huge brussel sprout lover. I'll keep looking for something different rather than just tossing them in butter but I don't think this will be it for us we weren't crazy about the flavor. Thanks anyways!
(4)
12/22/2007
Very different and unique flavor. I liked this one so well I sent it on to friends! The tip about the flour was useful and I cut back on that. This recipe is a keeper. Hint: They are even better the next day!
(4)
05/02/2007
I would give this 3 and a half stars if I could. I was expecting a darker thicker sauce. Maybe had I not used red onions it would've been darker. The sauce was alright just wasn't as rich as I had hoped. These were still good and a nice change from the garlic sprouts I usually make.
(3)
11/16/2015
Followed the recipe exactly not impressed. Makes a thick gooey gravy disarray.