Recipe: sprouts with raisins and pecan nuts

Person Author: Maaike Calender November 18, 2014 Posted No Tags Comment No Comments

As Christmas  is approaching I thought a few, out of the ordinary, sprout recipes,  might be a good addition to any dinner table.

This recipe is one of 2 aimed to please children, with sweet raisins and crunchy pecannuts.

Serves 4:

500grams of sprouts

2oograms or 2 onions

100grams raisins

50grams of butter

20grams of pecan nuts

Salt and pepper




Bring salted water to the boil in a large pan,

Put the raisins in a bowl and pour hot water over them so they can soak, once reconstituted pour off water and let drain, The hot water speeds up the process.

Melt half the butter in a pan and put in the onions. Let them soften on a low heat, add salt and pepper to taste.

Roast the pecan nuts in a dry pan until golden brown.

When the salted water boils add the sprouts and blanche for 5 minutes without lid on the pan. (this keeps them green).

Reserve 1 mug of cooking water , drain off the rest and rinse under cold water.

Add to the onions the rest of the butter, the raisins and the sprouts, use reserved water to make a sauce/gravy.

Let it reduce slightly

Decorate with the pecans


Recipe, photos Gardeninglady

Per portion 266kcal.









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