Thursday, July 24, 2008

Brussel Sprouts with Maple and Walnut Vinaigrette

This is a simple way to dress up steamed fresh brussel sprouts. For those who like a slightly sweet touch to their food. Recipe serves 4 as a side dish.


4 cups brussel sprouts
4 tablespoons sherry vinegar
1 tablespoon maple syrup
1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
1/2 cup walnut oil
Pinch of ground nutmeg
Salt and pepper to taste
1 cup walnuts, coarsely chopped


1. Cut a cross in the base of each brussel sprout. Steam until tender but firm.
2. Meanwhile, whisk vinegar, maple syrup and mustard together. Gradually whisk in oil. Season with nutmeg, salt and pepper.
3. Toss hot brussel sprouts with walnuts and vinaigrette.

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