Glazed sprouts with caramelised red onions

Glazed sprouts with caramelised red onions

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Prep: 10 mins Cook: 10 mins


Serves 8

Fry red onions in butter until golden and fragrant, then cover with a sweet and tangy sherry vinegar dressing for a delicious Christmas side

Nutrition and extra info

  • Healthy
  • Gluten-free
  • Vegetarian

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal92
  • fat4g
  • saturates2g
  • carbs8g
  • sugars7g
  • fibre5g
  • protein3g
  • salt0.1g


  • 25g butter



    Butter is a dairy product made from separating whole milk or cream into fat and…

  • 2 red onions, cut into wedges
  • 700g Brussels sprouts (small ones if you can get them)
    Brussels sprouts

    Brussels sprouts

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

  • 1 tbsp demerara sugar
  • 2 tsp sherry vinegar


  1. Heat the butter in a large, heavy-based frying pan and add the onions. Cook over a medium heat for 6-8 mins, turning occasionally, until golden and caramelised. Meanwhile, cook the sprouts in a pan of boiling salted water for 3-4 mins until just tender.

  2. Stir the sugar and vinegar into the onions and allow to bubble for a few secs. Remove from the heat, drain the sprouts thoroughly and toss through the onion mixture to serve.

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pikolet's picture
7th Jan, 2015
This is an excellent recipe. Try it without changing a thing and you won't be disappointed!
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