- 1 lb Brussels sprouts
- 2 cloves garlic – thinly sliced
- 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper
- 1/2 tsp red pepper flakes – crushed
- 2 green onions – chopped
- 2 tbsp Dijon mustard
- 1 tbsp lemon juice
- salt and ground black pepper to taste
It’s time to fix Brussels sprouts bad reputation. For a long time now, Brussels sprouts have been portrayed as a hard to eat vegetable in popular media. That is just an ugly stereotype that cannot be allowed to stand. Brussels sprouts are essentially little micro cabbages and are actually quite popular in European cuisine. Like all vegetables, they taste as well as you cook them; so, with this recipe, you can learn how great Brussels sprouts actually are.
Brussels sprouts are a kind of cabbage. They are sprouts that grow on long stalks and are harvested multiple times throughout the year. They have a plethora of essential vitamins and minerals, including vitamin C, vitamin A, vitamin B6, and vitamin K. They also contain manganese, fiber, potassium, copper, flavonoids, and polyphenolic compounds. Thanks to all these nutrients, Brussels sprouts have the ability to improve digestion, balance hormone levels, lower cholesterol, and protect the heart.
How to make Spicy Brussels Sprouts
Brussels sprouts may be named after Brussels, but they originated in the Mediterranean.