Lemon and sage-buttered Brussels

Give your Brussels sprouts a make-over this Christmas with this delicious vegetarian recipe.

  • Preparation time: 10 minutes
  • Cooking time: 8-10 minutes
  • Total time: 18-20 minutes

Serves: 8


600g fresh Brussels sprouts, trimmed and any larger ones cut with an 'X' in the base
150g pack LOVE Life Pecans
50g butter, softened
1 red chilli, deseeded and finely chopped
2 tbsp chopped sage
Zest and juice 1/2 lemon


  1. Cooks the Brussels sprouts in boiling water for 8-10 minutes or until just tender.  Drain and return to the pan.
  2. Meanwhile, dry-fry the pecans for 1-2 minutes until golden.  Set aside.
  3. Mix together the butter, chilli, sage, lemon zest and juice.  Season well.  Stir into the hot sprouts with the toasted pecans.