As I’ve mentioned before I’m a recent convert to Brussels sprouts. When you think of this vegetable most often you think of dull, tasteless and boring, but they really don’t have to be! This version is a spicy twist that makes a fabulous side dish, or even a really good meatless main course paired with a salad. They are easy, tender, spicy, healthy and delicious. What’s not to like?
What You’ll Need:
Extra virgin olive oil
1 pound of Brussels sprouts
4-6 cloves of garlic minced
Coarse sea salt
Freshly ground black pepper
Crushed red pepper flakes
Cut the stem end off of the Brussels sprouts and cut them into slices. Place in a large glass bowl:
Mince garlic and add to the Brussels sprouts:
Next add coarse sea salt (I like the Celtic variety), freshly ground black pepper and crushed red pepper flakes:
How much you add is according to taste. I like things spicy so I add a lot of both varieties of pepper. If you’re not a spicy person use less.
Add a drizzle of olive oil and toss to coat:
Preheat pan over medium to high heat. You want your pan screeching hot! Add a thin layer of olive oil and cook, stirring often until Brussels sprouts are tender and slightly browned in places:
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