Brussels Sprouts With Shallots and Mustard Seed

“Living in the Fraser Valley, we are very fortunate to have good friends who are growers. We will receive 12 (or more) stalks of brussel sprouts come every I am always looking for new ways to serve them up. These friends, suprisingly, do not like sprouts....but they have raved to other friends that they loved the way these were made up”

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Stir mustard seed in a small skillet over medium low heat until seeds are lightly toasted and beginning to pop, about 3 minutes. Remove from heat and cool.
  2. Cook brussels sprouts in large pot of boiling water until crisp tender, about 5 minutes. Drain. Place in bowl of ice water to cool. Drain. (mustard seeds and brussel sprouts can be made 1 day ahead. Store mustard seeds at room temperature. Wrap brussels sprouts in paper towels; cover and chill).
  3. Melt butter in large skillet over medium high heat. Add shallots and saute until tender and golden, about 4 minutes. Add brussels sprouts and saute until just tender and heated through, about 8 minutes. Add lemon juice, mustard and mustard seeds; toss to blend. Season with salt and pepper.
  4. Note: I will make the whole dish ahead of time and chilled. Heat for about 1/2 hour at 350 or until heated through. If you are fortunate to get sprouts on a stalk, they will last 4 - 6 weeks in a dry, cool place. I have placed mine outside on the deck and they have lasted through snow storms!

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