Sprouts

  • 1 Ingredient of the week: sprouts
    A relative of the cabbage (a descendant of the wild variety), debate rages over the Brussels sprout. Some love their hint of bitterness, leafy flesh and healthy bite; others detest these same faculties...

  • 2 Stir-fried sprouts with lemon and chilli
    Ingredients (serves 2) 2tsp sesame oil 2 chicken breasts sliced into thin strips 4 shallots thinly sliced 250g Brussels sprouts shredded 1 clove garlic finely diced ½...

  • 3 Crunchy sprout salad with pumpkin seeds and balsamic vinegar
    Ingredients (serves 4-6) 450g Brussels sprouts 3 tbsp olive oil 1 tbsp balsamic vinegar 50g pumpkin seeds Zest of 1 lemon Method Finely shred the sprouts using a grater,...

  • 4 Brussel and potato croquettes
    Ingredients (serves 4) 200g Brussels sprouts trimmed & sliced 500g Chopin potatoes cooked & crushed 1 egg, beaten 50g plain flour 100g finely ground breadcrumbs seasoned...

  • 5 Brussels sprouts with chestnut and sage butter
    Ingredients (Serves 6-8) 50g/2oz cooked chestnuts, peeled 50g/2oz softened butter 2 tbsp chopped fresh sage 700g/11⁄2lb Brussels sprouts, trimmed Salt and freshly ground...

  • 6 Ingredient of the week: Sprouts
    Is there any vegetable which epitomises Christmas like the humble Brussels sprout? Done well, it is a delight, and deserves better than being relegated to appearing on the table once a year. Boiled for...

  • 7 Ingredient of the week: Sprouts
    Is there any vegetable which epitomises Christmas like the humble Brussels sprout? Done well, it is a delight, and deserves better than being relegated to appearing on the table once a year. Boiled for...



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