Sweet & Sour Brussels Sprouts

Sweet & Sour Brussels Sprouts


"Try it. You'll like it ... These cabbage cousins, full of vitamin C, are now at the peak of their season."


servings 236 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 236 kcal
  • 12%
  • Fat:
  • 15.3 g
  • 24%
  • Carbs:
  • 23.6g
  • 8%
  • Protein:
  • 5.5 g
  • 11%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 158 mg
  • 6%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a medium saucepan, cook Brussels sprouts in 2/3 cup boiling water until crisp-tender, about 8 minutes. Drain.
  2. In a medium bowl, combine oil, syrup, vinegar, mustard. Add Brussels sprouts, cashews, salt, pepper; toss.


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  1. 31 Ratings


This was really a great recipe for Brussels sprouts. It's a great change from butter. I did not have cashews, so I made it without the nuts. I used frozen sprouts and steamed them for nine mi...

Brussel Sprouts are in season...perfect time to try this! My hubby and I just recently have started eating them (and we are over 50!) and we tried another carmelized recipe from here and we are ...

My husband and I loved this recipe, even though we both do not care for brussel sprouts. This recipe gets rid of most of the funky taste of the brussels sprouts. My kids ate them too (2 and 4 ...

If you don't care for brussels sprouts then take a pass on this. If you happen to really enjoy them then give this zingy recipe a try! I went a little heavy on the vinegar - we are vinegar freak...

This was not what I exptected. I love balamic but not on brussel sprouts. I used frozen sprouts and almonds. I couldnt make myself eat it. I felt it had a funky taste to it...if you like funky.....

Great brussels sprouts recipe. I took one reviewer's suggestion and cooked the sprouts in the pan first with some olive oil and then added rest of the ingredients and some water so the sprouts ...

As a brussel sprout lover, I had a hard time eating these. The maple syrup flavor overpowered the rest of the ingredients.

It's pretty good. A bit too sweet for my taste, but would likely appeal to those who don't like sprouts. But why you feedin' sprouts to them if they don't like `em?

Awful. I followed this recipe exactly as written and I just didn't like the flavors. The combination of balsamic and maple syrup didn't combine well on the sprouts. I will not be making this ...