Classic Brussels sprouts

  • Preparation time: 15 minutes
  • Cooking time: 7 minutes
  • Total time: 22 minutes 25 minutes

Serves: 8


1 kg Brussels sprouts, trimmed
Knob of salted butter


1. Cut a small, deep cross in the base of each sprout. Cook in a pan of boiling water, covered, for 4-5 minutes until just tender.

2. Drain and serve immediately with a knob of butter and freshly ground black pepper.