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Brussels Sprouts Recipe

Brussels Sprouts

Rating 4-0 out of 5 - Most cooks definitely will make this recipe again
Graham

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Brussels Sprouts was probably my least favourite food when I was a child. Now I know how to cook them properly, they rank amongst my favourite vegetables, especially with Easy Cook Chicken
 

      Preparation Time: 10 Minutes

      Cooking Time: 15 Minutes

Ingredients for Brussels Sprouts

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to serve 4:
1½ lb
fresh brussels sprouts
 
salt and pepper

 

How to Cook Brussels Sprouts

  1. Remove the outer leaves from the sprouts and cut a cross in the stem about ⅛" (3mm) deep to help them cook evenly. Boil the Brussels sprouts in a large pan of salted water until they are fork tender (about 8 minutes).
  2. Change the water after 8 minutes (see Hot Tip below) then finish cooking for a further 6-8 minutes. Strain the sprouts and season with salt and plenty of freshly ground pepper to serve.


Graham GRAHAM'S HOT TIP:
The secret to cooking Brussels sprouts (and cauliflower and cabbage) that don't taste bitter is to change the water halfway through cooking. Simply boil a kettle and have the hot water ready so you can drain the sprouts and have them straight back to cooking again in seconds.
 
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Rating 4 out of 5 - Many cooks will make this recipe again January 23 2015
Yeah! I always wondered how to get rid of that bitterness. Changing the water halfway does the trick every time!
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