Sprouting a Holiday Side Dish

I subscribe to more than a few foodie blogs and always find myself scanning quite a few more. Shortly before the end of the year, I was looking for a good side dish for my holiday meal and came across this beauty. It looked so festive with the cranberries and pecans and I knew I just had to make it. I did and my mother said it was the best Brussels sprouts that she thinks she’s had.

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The pic may be a bit blurry but the taste was clear.

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Really, really simple.

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Saute up some sprouts after they have been steamed.

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Mix together and serve!

Holiday Brussels Sprouts with Pecans and Cranberries

Makes: Serves 10


  • -32 oz. of  Brussels sprouts, edge of stems removed (about 8-10 cups)
  • -2-3 Tbsp. butter
  • -1/3 cup pecans, toasted and chopped
  • -1/3 cup dried cranberries
  • -1/2 tsp. coarse salt


Steam brussel sprouts for 10-12 minutes, or until tender.

Heat butter over medium-high in large sauté pan. Add Brussels sprouts, and sauté until lightly browned, 2-4 minutes. Stir in salt, pecans and cranberries. Serve.

Source: http://foodfitnessfreshair.com/2012/12/18/holiday-brussel-sprouts-with-pecans-and-cranberries/

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Categories: Fruit, kosher, Low Carb, Recipes, Side Dish, vegan, Vegetable2, Vegetarian

Author:The Ranting Chef

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5 Comments on “Sprouting a Holiday Side Dish”

  1. March 30, 2013 at 2:35 pm #

    I love this! I add nuts (pecans, walnuts, pistachios) and cranberries or goji berries to most of my greens. Makes it delicious!!!!!


  2. March 30, 2013 at 2:53 pm #

    It does sound good! Pecans and cranberries don’t go wrong!


  3. March 30, 2013 at 3:08 pm #

    This is quite an interesting mix of flavors – each very distinctive!


  4. March 30, 2013 at 8:24 pm #

    Wonder if this recipe would get the hubby to eat brussels sprouts. I’ll try it and find out.


  5. March 31, 2013 at 10:53 am #



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