Braised sprouts with thyme butter recipe

By Matthew Drennan

  1. Serves 8
  2. Ready in 15 minutes
  3. Rating

A delicious side dish to accompany your roast.

tried and tested
Braised sprouts with thyme butter


  1. 50g butter
  2. 1 small red onion, thinly sliced
  3. 900g prepared Brussels sprouts
  4. 125ml fresh vegetable stock, hot
  5. Leaves of a few fresh thyme sprigs


  1. 1. Melt half the butter in a large pan over a medium-low heat. Add the onion and cook gently for 1 minute. Increase the heat and add the sprouts and stock. Season, cover and cook for 8-10 minutes.
  2. 2. Drain, toss with the remaining butter and the thyme, and serve.

Nutritional info

PER SERVING 97kcals, 6.7g fat (3.7g saturated), 4.1g protein, 5.3g carbs, 3.8g sugar, 0.2g salt

Chef's tip

Not suitable for freezing, but to get ahead follow step 1, cooking for 6-8 minutes. Drain, cool, dot with butter and reheat to serve.


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