Simple and delicious – this recipe will impress even the harshest critic of brussel sprouts.
Trim up the brussel sprouts, and cut in half through the stem
- 1 ripe pear – Bartlett or Comice.
Peel and slice the pear.
- 1 medium shallot
- 1 tablespoon fresh ginger
Slice the shallot, and chop the ginger.
Put one cup of water into a saute pan, and bring to a boil. Add the brussel sprouts.
Cover, then steam for 5 to 10 minutes, depending on how tender you like your brussel sprouts.
- Remove the brussel sprouts, and put into an ice bath. Drain the brussel sprouts. Dry the pan
Melt 4 tablespoons of butter in the saute pan.
Add the pear, shallot, and ginger. Saute for 2 to 3 minutes until the pears are tender.
Add the brussel sprouts and 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard, and stir. Saute for 5 minutes. Salt and pepper to taste, then serve.