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    Sweet and sour Brussels sprouts

    • Preparation time: 20 minutes
    • Cooking time: 15 minutes
    • Total time: 35 minutes

    Serves: 4 as a side


    2 tbsp olive oil
    1 onion, finely sliced
    300g Brussels sprouts, trimmed and thickly sliced
    2 tbsp nonpareille capers, rinsed and drained
    2 garlic cloves, finely sliced
    2 tsp maple syrup or honey
    2 tbsp red wine vinegar
    2 tbsp sultanas
    30g pine nuts, toasted
    handful flat leaf parsley, chopped


    1. Put the oil in a large frying pan set over a medium heat. Add the onion with a pinch of salt and cook, stirring, for 5 minutes. Turn the heat up a little, add the sliced sprouts and stir-fry for about 4 minutes.

    2. Add the capers and garlic, continue to cook for 1 minute then add the maple syrup or honey, vinegar, sultanas and pine nuts. Bubble, stirring often, for 2 minutes, until the sprouts are glazed and just tender. Season and fold the parsley through to finish. 

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    This recipe first appeared in Waitrose & Partners Food, December 2018 issue. Download the Waitrose & Partners Food app for the full issue


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