Maple-Glazed Brussels Sprouts

Maple-Glazed Brussels Sprouts
Mark Boughton Photography / styling by Teresa Blackburn
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  • Yield: 6 servings
  • Prep: 5 mins
  • Cook: 13 mins

In this sprightly recipe, Brussels sprouts are stir-fried with an Asian-inspired maple glaze. Try these with roasted chicken or any roasted meat, or make a vegetarian main dish, stirring in 8 ounces diced firm tofu, seasoned or plain, into the finished dish.

Ingredients

1 1/2pounds Brussels sprouts, bottoms trimmed, halved
1tablespoon soy sauce
1tablespoon Dijon mustard
1/4cup maple syrup
1/4teaspoon salt
1/8teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1tablespoon vegetable oil
1small onion, cut into slivers
1 red bell pepper, cut into thin strips

Instructions

  1. Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Drop Brussels sprouts in the boiling water and cook them 2 minutes. Drain, rinsing with cold water.
  2. Whisk together soy sauce, mustard, maple syrup, salt and pepper. Set aide.
  3. Heat oil in a heavy nonstick skillet. Add onion and red bell pepper; sauté 5 minutes. Add Brussels sprouts. Sauté 4 minutes.
  4. Add glaze. Cook until vegetables are coated and glaze thickens, about 2 minutes. Serve immediately.

Recipe by Crescent Dragonwagon

Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Glycemic Load 0
  • Calories 80
  • Fat 2.5g
  • Saturated Fat 0g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat 1.5g
  • Monounsaturated Fat 0.5g
  • Cholesterol 0mg
  • Sodium 320mg
  • Potassium 150mg
  • Carbohydrate 13g
  • Fiber 1g
  • Sugars 10g
  • Protein 1g
  • Trans Fat 0g
  • Vitamin A 15%
  • Vitamin C 70%
  • Calcium 2%
  • Iron 2%
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