Flaky Brussel Sprouts with Cranberries

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If you want a quick and healthy side then this brussel sprout recipe is for you. There are only 8 ingredients and it takes 20 minutes to make.

There’s a touch of cayenne pepper for some heat, and the cranberries add a nice sweetness to balance everything out.

Brussel sprouts are high in fiber to help with digestion, and they have protein to help build muscle. I’ve been on a brussel sprout kick lately, and I’ve been using them in my lunch meal preps.

I cook chicken, roast a few sweet potatoes and make a big batch of brussel sprouts all in one day. Bam, lunch is done for the week. If you’re trying to be healthier or just want to save money then I definitely recommend meal prepping.

OK, let’s get started.

Add olive oil and butter to a large pan on medium heat.

Cut off ends of brussel sprouts and thinly slice.

flaky-brussel-sprouts-with-cranberries-01Put in pan.

flaky-brussel-sprouts-with-cranberries-02Add seasonings and cranberries. (Don’t add balsamic vinegar yet, that’s for the end).

flaky-brussel-sprouts-with-cranberries-03Stir and cook until soft, about 10-15 minutes.

Put in a bowl and drizzle with balsamic vinegar.

flaky-brussel-sprouts-with-cranberries-04Yummm.

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Flaky Brussel  Sprouts with Cranberries

Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 4

Ingredients

  • 12 oz. or 4 Handfuls of Brussel  Sprouts
  • 1/2 Cup Cranberries
  • 2 tbsp. Olive Oil
  • 1 tbsp. Butter
  • Salt to Taste
  • Pepper to Taste
  • 1/8 tsp. Cayenne Pepper
  • 2 tbsp. Balsamic Vinegar

Instructions

  1. Add olive oil and butter to a large pan on medium heat.
  2. Cut off ends of brussel  sprouts and thinly slice.
  3. Put in pan.
  4. Add seasonings and cranberries. (Don’t add balsamic vinegar yet, that’s for the end).
  5. Stir and cook until soft, about 10-15 minutes.
  6. Put in a bowl and drizzle with balsamic vinegar.

Are you a cheese lover? Sprinkle parmesan cheese on top.

Don’t have cranberries? Use raisins instead.


Here are other tasty sides:

For all of you pumpkin lovers, here’s a hearty pumpkin and mushroom quinoa.

hearty-pumpkin-and-mushroom-quinoa-05If you like this brussel sprout recipe try my roasted brussel sprouts and cranberries.

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