Brussel Sprouts with Pine Nuts and Currants

Peel away outer leaves and trim fresh Brussels sprouts, reserving the leaves and centers. This shortens the cook times.

Yield: 6 servings ( Serving Size: 1/2 cup )
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  • 1 1/2 pound(s) Brussel sprouts trimmed
  • 1 tablespoon(s) pine nuts
  • 1 tablespoon(s) butter
  • 1/4 cup(s) shallots finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoon(s) dried currants
  • 1 teaspoon(s) fresh thyme chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon(s) salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon(s) fresh ground pepper
  • 1/2 cup(s) fat free, less sodium chicken broth


  1. Separate sprounts into leaves, leaving centers intact.
  2. Heat a large nonstick skillet over med high heat. Add nuts to pan; cook 2 min to toast, stirring constantly. Coarsely chop nuts.
  3. Melt butter in pan over med hi heat. Add shallots to pan, saute 1 min til golden, stirring frequyently. Stir in sprouts centers and leaves, currants, thyme, salt and pepper; toss to combine. Add broth, cover reduct heat and cook 7 minutees. Increase heat to med high, uncover and cook 4 min til liquid evaporates and centers are tender, stirring frequently. Remove from heat, sprinkle with nuts.
December 2012

This recipe is a personal recipe added by janebanta and has not been tested or endorsed by MyRecipes.

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