Brussels Sprouts with Walnuts & Dill

Brussels Sprouts with Walnuts & Dill

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My whole family love Brussels Sprouts. We love them roasted with a little garlic, salt and pepper or steamed as I explain in the following recipe. If you like them crisp and browned, roasting is the way to go. The method below produces firm tender sprouts with wonderful flavor from fresh dill and toasted walnuts.

Brussels Sprouts with Walnuts & Dill

By Gloria Kobrin Published: January 30, 2014

  • Yield:

  • 12 Servings
  • Cook time:

  • 1 hr 40 mins

Ingredients

  • 40 Small Brussels Sprouts
  • 6 Tablespoons Olive Oil
  • 1 3/4 Cups Toasted Walnuts
  • 2 Tablespoons Fresh Dill
  • 4/5 Turns of the Pepper Mill
  • sea salt

Equipment

  • Large Skillet
  • Colander

Directions

  1. Peel off outer leaves from Brussels Sprouts - exposing the lighter green leaves underneath. Trim sprouts at the stem and make a small x in each one. Cut them in half if they are large. Leave them whole if they are marble sized. Soak sprouts in a bowl of lightly salted water for 30 minutes to make sure they are clean. Drain sprouts.
  2. Bring two inches of water to boil in skillet. Add Brussels Sprouts and steam about three minutes or until crisp tender. Drain them in colander.
  3. Heat oil in skillet over medium high flame. Add Brussels Sprouts, walnuts and dill. Stir well until sprouts and nuts are slightly glazed. Remove from heat. Season with sea salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste. Serve Brussels Sprouts hot or at room temperature. Note: Don't worry about leaving out the walnuts if anyone is allergic. The sprouts will still be a hit.