I love Brussels sprouts, and never understood why they get such a bad rap- they were a staple in my family, and we love to come up with tasty new ways to prepare them... always trying to win people over to the sprout side! This simple recipe combines yummy caramelized Brussels sprouts with whole wheat spaghetti and nutty parmesan cheese. —Loves Food Loves to Eat
Brussels Sprouts- halved or quartered
red onion- diced fine
cloves garlic- minced
extra virgin olive oil
small pat butter
whole wheat spagetti- cooked (reserve a splash of pasta water)
salt and pepper
In This Recipe
In skillet, heat olive oil and butter over medium heat- add onions
Sautee unti onions are translucent, add garlic and Brussels, cut sides down
Once Brussels have just started to brown and caramelize, mix together wine, vinegar, and sugar- add to skillet. Turn down heat slightly, and simmer until most of the liquid is evaporated.
Add salt, pepper, cheese and toss, then remove from heat.
Add to pasta and toss, adding reserved pasta water. Serve with a sprinkle of fresh parmesan on top.