Juniper-glazed sprouts

Juniper-glazed sprouts

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Prep: 20 mins

Easy

Juniper berries aren't just for making gin, they perk up sprouts too

Nutrition and extra info

  • Vegetarian

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal161
  • fat13g
  • saturates4g
  • carbs7g
  • sugars6g
  • fibre6g
  • protein5g
  • salt0.21g
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Ingredients

  • 3 shallots, finely sliced
    Shallot

    Shallot

    shal-lot

    Related to the onion (as opposed to being a younger version of it), shallots grow in clusters at…

  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • 2 tsp juniper berries, roughly ground with a pestle and mortar
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
    olive oil

    Olive oil

    ol-iv oyl

    Probably the most widely-used oil in cooking, olive oil is pressed from fresh olives. It's…

  • 25g butter
    Butter

    Butter

    butt-err

    Butter is made when lactic-acid producing bacteria are added to cream and churned to make an…

  • 500g Brussels sprouts
    Brussels sprouts

    Brussels sprouts

    bruss-ell spr-ow-t

    The quintessential Christmas dinner veg, Brussels sprouts are throught to have been cultivated…

  • 300ml vegetable stock

Method

  1. In a large frying pan, gently cook the shallots, garlic and juniper in the oil and half the butter until soft and golden – about 10 mins.

  2. Add the sprouts and stock and simmer for 10 mins until sprouts are just tender and syrupy. Stir in the remaining butter with some seasoning and serve.

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Comments (1)

SueChef1's picture
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Excellent - also delighted to discover that "they" do read these comments because I'd asked about 18m ago "how much oil" and now it's in the recipe!

Questions (4)

Alibaba1's picture

What type of Juniper berries? fresh or dry?

goodfoodteam's picture

We used the dried ones from the spice section.

last edited: 10:22, 18th Dec, 2015
goodfoodteam's picture

Hi there, thanks for pointing this out, well spotted. The recipe has now been updated above to include the 2 tbsp of oil. Thanks again.

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