Brussels Sprouts in Mustard Butter
Editor's Note: This simple Brussels sprouts recipe is suited for almost any meal. Even those who think they hate Brussels sprouts will love them once they're dressed in a luscious combination of butter, honey, and mustard. Your vegetables will never be boring again once you know how to make this flavorful mustard butter. This recipes calls for combining the mustard butter with steamed sprouts. Alternatively, you could dress boiled Brussels sprouts or even roasted Brussels sprouts with the homemade mustard butter.
Total Timeunder 1 hour
OccasionCasual Dinner Party
Recipe CourseSide Dish
Five Ingredients or LessYes
Taste and TextureButtery, Savory, Sweet
Type of DishVegetable
- 1 pound 2 ounces (about 20) Brussels sprouts
- 1 1/2 tablespoon butter
- 3 teaspoons wholegrain mustard
- 2 teaspoons honey
Trim the ends and remove any loose leaves from the Brussels sprouts. Make a small slit across the base of the stem. Put the sprouts in a large steamer and cover with a lid. Sit the steamer over a saucepan of boiling water and steam for 15 minutes, or until tender. Refresh under cold water to stop the cooking process.
Put the butter, mustard, and honey in a saucepan over low heat and stir to melt the butter. Add the sprouts and toss until well coated in the butter mixture and heated through. Pile onto a plate and serve immediately.
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