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Monday, April 26, 2010

Brussels Sprout in Olive Oil

(Zeytinyagli Bruksel Lahanas─▒)

Brussels Sprout in Olive Oil
300 g Brussels sprout, stem side cut off, remove few outer leaves
~1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil (half for cooking, half for after cooking)
7-8 pearl onion, cut in half
1-2 garlic cloves, chopped
2 tbsp crushed tomato, canned
1 tbsp red pepper paste
1 cubanelle pepper, cut in bite size
1 tomato, peeled, diced
10 small-size mushrooms, cut in half
1/3 cup water
1 tsp basil
1 pinch sugar
Salt
Pepper

Bring the water with salt to boil in a medium-size cooking pot at medium heat. Then add in the Brussels sprout, stir. Boil for about 2 minutes, drain.

Saute the onion with 2 tbsp olive oil for about 2 minutes. Add the garlic. When the smell of garlic comes out, add the rest of the ingredients and Brussels sprout, stir. Cook for 15-20 minutes at medium heat. If it necessary you can add a little bit more hot water.

Let it cool down in the pot. Then, place on a serving dish. Pour the rest of the olive oil. Serve at room temperature or chilled.

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6 Comments:

At 2:07 PM, Blogger Dave said...

Binnur -
This looks very good but I was curious about the red pepper paste - spicy hot would it be?

Dave

 
At 4:26 PM, Blogger Binnur said...

Hi Dave,
I didn't use anything spicy:)

 
At 9:12 PM, Blogger Indie.Tea said...

That looks like a really interesting way to cook brussel sprouts...to make a main course out of them. YUM

 
At 9:25 PM, OpenID thoughtfulplate said...

What a hearty meal to be paired with a nice plate of rice. :)

 
At 1:26 AM, Anonymous semolina sugar said...

Really amazing recipe! I am looking forward to your next interesting recipe! I hope it is related to this fast approaching Christmas season!

 
At 2:17 AM, Blogger semolina sugar said...

I just can't wait to make some for my family! This one is so easy to make! Looks healthy and nutritious! Thanks a lot for sharing!

 

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