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Braised Brussels Sprouts with Honey

Braised Brussels Sprouts with Honey
Braised Brussels Sprouts with Honey

Calories 104 (24% from fat)
Fat 2.7 gram
Saturated Fat 1 gram
Trans Fat 0 gram
Cholesterol 4 mg.
Sodium 284 mg.
Carb. 16 gram
Fiber 4.6 gram
Sugar 4.7 gram
Sugar Alcohol 0 gram
Protein 5 gram


1 Tbsp. light butter
(We used Smart Balance Butter & Canola Oil Blend.)

1 pound medium Brussels sprouts, trimmed and halved

2 large shallots, thinly sliced

1/4 tsp. kosher salt

1/4 tsp. black pepper, ground

6 Tbsp. unsalted chicken stock, divided

2 1/2 tsp. Dijon mustard

1 tsp. honey

1 1/2 tsp. fresh thyme, chopped

The chicken stock keeps the Brussels sprouts tender while the honey mellows the flavor. This is the way Brussels sprouts were meant to taste. You can substitute sugar free honey and triple the amount if you want a bigger flavor burst without any extra sugar.

1. Heat a non stick pan over medium high heat. Add the butter and melt. Then pour in the Brussels sprouts, turning the cut side down and cook for 2 minutes without stirring.

2. Add the shallots to the pan and toss or stir to combine. Cook for 2 more minutes.

3. Sprinkle salt and pepper over top. Add 4 tablespoons of chicken stock. Stir, then partially cover and cook for 3 more minutes, or until the Brussels sprouts are crisp-tender.

4. Combine the remaining 2 tablespoons of chicken stock, mustard and honey in a bowl. Stir it into the Brussels sprouts. Sprinkle thyme over the top and cook for 1 more minute, stirring well.

Yield: 4 Servings

 Braised Brussels Sprouts with Honey

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