Wednesday, 9 November 2016

After a long needed Summer Hiatus I am back
and
writing, developing recipes and snapping
colourful pictures of my food!

With the weather changing we tend to think about comfort foods to warm our body and soul.
I like to change the preparation as well but, try to keep my meals still light in calories but, not light in taste.
Here is a simple but delicious way to utilize the ever so perfect and pretty

Brussel Sprout



 Brussel Sprouts are under used but,
they pack a nutritious punch and prepared well, they add a wonderful side or lunch to any meal.
I hope this recipe will inspire you to add this to your valued veggie list

Let's get started~

Apple and Brussel Sprout Medley
You'll need:

1 or 2 bunches of Brussel Sprouts
2 Gala apples cored, diced
1 bunch of broccoli, florets separated
1/2 cauliflower, florets separated
1 leek, sliced into coins and washed,
light green and white stalk only
3-4 tbsp. EVOO
4 stems of parsley
1/2 tsp each salt, pepper, caraway seeds

First things first.
Slice off the browned end of the sprouts.
Cut in half lengthwise.
Lightly cover in water and bring to a boil.
After 2-3 min. add the broccoli and cauliflower .
Cook until almost fork tender.
Drain

In the same saucepan,
add the oil and sauté the leeks,
2-3 min on med. high
Toss in the remaining ingredients, reserving the apples

 Cook together, tossing to cook 5-6 min.
on med. high heat
Toss in the apples when the veggies are almost cooked. Sauté to soften the apple 1-2 min more.
Adjust the seasoning if needed.
Garnish with extra parsley

Enjoy with love!

*these Brussel Sprouts were supplied by #halfyourplate
But the recipe and opinion are mine own

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