Sweet N Hot Brussels Sprouts
Olive oil + 2 tblsps butter
1+lbs Brussels sprouts, trimmed & halved
2-3 sm green chilis, seeded & chopped (or, sub 1 sm can, drained)
1 lg red bell pepper, seeded and chopped
1 med sweet Vidalia onion, chopped
2-3 cloves garlic, minced
1 tblsp cilantro, minced
Salt & Black pepper to taste
1 tblsp sugar
28 oz can Dei Frattelli crushed tomatoes
2 tblsp Balsamic vinegar
1/2 +/- water, to cover
Add'l 2tsps butter
Crusty French baguette
Heat oil & butter in heavy Dutch oven; sauté sprouts, peppers, onion and garlic til tender, approx 6-10min.
Add cilantro; toss and cook to wilt.
Add sugar; toss and cook til veggies begin to carmelize and glaze themselves, 3-4min.
Add tomatoes and vinegar and combine.
Reduce heat to low, cover and stew 20-30min til tender, adding water if necessary.
Finish with butter after removing from heat to serve, stirring to blend in.
Tear a chunk of bread off, put in a bowl and serve with stewed sprouts served over.
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Who out there doesn't love Brussels Sprouts? Everyone loves them? I can relate!