Brussels Sprouts with Candied Walnuts

I love Brussels sprouts! This dish is paired with sweet candied walnuts is quick, easy, and ready in minutes. Perfect for parties, gatherings, or a nice dinner at home; this one is sure to please.

Vegan note: Use a dairy-free butter for this recipe.

Yield: 4 servings

Ingredients:

2 cups brussels sprouts

3 tbsp.  olive oil

1/2 cup crushed walnuts

pepper, to taste

3 tbsp. sugar

2 tbsp. butter

Preparation:

Wash the brussels sprouts and cut off the bottoms, and remove the top layer of leaves. Cut into thin slices. Take a medium size pan and heat to medium high with the olive oil, when hot add the brussels sprouts. Saute for 3-5 minutes, stirring constantly until the leaves turn a deeper green and lightly brown.

Take off the heat and transfer to a medium bowl.

Candied Walnuts:

brussels sprouts

Heat a small pan with the walnuts, butter and sugar on medium high heat, stirring constantly. Heat for 3-5 minutes until the sugar and butter is melted and well combined with the nuts. Let cool, crumble, and fold into the brussels sprouts.  Season with salt and pepper and enjoy!

Do you have a favorite way to cook brussels sprouts? Let me know what you think in the comments below, and happy cooking!

xoxo-Julie

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