Braised sprouts with thyme butter

  • for 8 people
  • Ready in 15 minutes
  • Easy
A delicious side dish to accompany your roast.

Nutritional info per serving

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

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


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. Drain, toss with the remaining butter and the thyme, and serve.

  • 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.

From December 2007

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