Brussels Sprouts with Apples and Onions

Source: Just Say Yes to Fruits and Veggies

Serving size: 2/3 cup

Servings per recipe: 8

This dish is a creative way to use New York State apples in the fall!

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Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 cup diced onion
  • 4 cups sliced Brussels sprouts
  • 2 cups diced apple
  • 4 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • Salt, to taste

Materials

Cutting board & sharp knife, measuring cups & spoons, large pan & stirring spoon

Instructions

1. Heat oil in a large pan over medium heat.

2. Add onion. Cook for 5 minutes, stirring often, until soft.
3. Add Brussels sprouts and cook 5 minutes, stirring often.
4. Add the apple and cook 5-10 minutes, or until apples are soft.
5. Remove from heat. Add lemon juice, pepper and salt. Mix well.
6. Serve hot and enjoy!
7. Refrigerate leftovers.

More About Brussels Sprouts

How to Select

Choose firm, compact, bright green brussels sprouts heads. Buy on stalk when possible.

How to Store

Refrigerate brussels sprouts in a plastic bag with some air holes up to 1 week. Freeze: Blanch, cool, and freeze in plastic bags.

How to Prepare

Cut round sprouts from stems. Trim off yellow outer leaves. Rinse in cold water. Boil, microwave, or steam until tender. Bake, sauté, or braise. Add to soups, stews, and casseroles. Toss with pasta, garlic and oil. Good served with butter, salt and pepper, with grated cheese, or with lemon juice and almond slivers.