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Braised Brussels Sprouts with Sage Butter - Recipe

The distinctive flavor of sage livens the taste of buttery Brussels sprouts in this simple preparation.
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Braised Brussels Sprouts with Sage Butter Recipe
  • After trimming the stems of the washed Brussels sprouts, peel away some of the outer leaves and place them in a large bowl of cold water.
  • Cut the rest of the Brussels sprouts in half and add them to the water as well.
  • Transfer the sprouts to a large skillet with one cup of cold water.
  • Bring to a boil, cover and reduce the heat to low and cook until tender, 10-15 minutes.
  • Drain in a colander.
  • Wipe the pan dry and add butter, oil and sage.
  • Cook over medium heat until the oil and butter are infused with the sage, 3-5 minutes.
  • Do not brown the sage.
  • Add the Brussels sprouts, salt and pepper to the oil and toss to combine until the sprouts are coated.
  • Serve warm.
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Container: large bowl, large sauté pan
Servings: 8
-2 pounds Brussels sprouts
-5 tablespoons unsalted butter
-3 tablespoons olive oil
-1/4 cup sage leaves - fresh and chopped
- salt and pepper to taste