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Savory and Sweet Brussels Sprouts

Behold the delicious power of brussels sprouts. These little green balls of goodness will have the pickiest eaters beaming. If you’ve turned your back on brussels sprouts in the past it’s time to give them a second chance. This recipe brings out the delicious taste of these heart healthy greens you won’t be able to resist.

Savory and Sweet Brussels Sprouts


For 8 people

  • 32 ounce(s) fresh Brussels sprouts, halved
  • 9 teaspoon(s) fresh lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup(s) butter
  • 1 large onion, diced
  • 1/4 cup(s) apple juice
  • 1 large red delicious apple, diced
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 teaspoon(s) sugar
  • 8 ounce(s) sliced water chestnuts, drained
  • 1/2 cup(s) golden raisins
  • 2 teaspoon(s) grated lemon zest
  • 1/8 teaspoon(s) nutmeg, to taste
  • 1 dash(es) salt, to taste
  • 1 dash(es) pepper, to taste


Bring Brussels, lemon juice, salt and water to cover sprouts to boil. Cover, reduce heat and simmer until tender, 5-7 minute Drain and keep them warm,.
Melt 2 tbsp. butter in the large skillet over medium-high heat, add onion and sauté until caramel color. Add apple juice and cook for 2 minute.
Add apple, garlic, sugar; cook stirring constantly for 5-6 min or until apple is tender. Add water chestnuts, raisins, lemon rind, pepper, nutmeg, more salt to taste and 2 tbsp. butter; cook, stirring constantly, for 3-4 minute Gently toss in Brussels sprouts.

Nutrition facts

  • Kcal: 180.6 kcal
  • Fibers (g): 6.49g
  • Sodium (mg): 92.67mg
  • Carbs: 28.1g
  • Fat: 5.9g
  • Saturated fat (g): 3.68g
  • Proteins: 5.73g