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Caramelized Onion-and-Pecan Brussels Sprouts

Yield Makes 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 large onion
  • 1 pound brussels sprouts
  • 1/4 cup butter or margarine
  • 1 cup pecan pieces
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper

How to Make It

  1. Cut onion in half, and thinly slice. Cut brussels sprouts in half, and cut each half crosswise into thin slices. Place vegetables in separate plastic bags; seal and chill 8 hours.

  2. Melt butter in a large heavy skillet over medium-high heat; add pecans, and sauté 5 minutes or until toasted. Remove pecans from skillet. Add onion, and cook, stirring often, 15 minutes or until caramel colored. Add pecans and brussels sprouts, and cook about 3 minutes or until heated. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.