Sautéed sprouts with almonds and cranberries recipe

Sautéed sprouts with almonds and cranberries recipe

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This Christmas give sprouts a delicious festive twist by adding sweet cranberries and golden almonds. The flavoursome side is a wonderful dish to serve as part of your Christmas feast. See method

  • Serves 8
  • 5 mins to prepare and 15 mins to cook
  • 135 calories / serving
  • Healthy

Ingredients

  • 500g sprouts, quartered
  • 4 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • 30g whole blanched almonds
  • 2 garlic cloves, sliced
  • 60g dried cranberries
  • 50ml balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tbsp brown sugar

Each serving contains

  • Energy

    565kj
    135kcal
    7%
  • Fat

    9g 12%
  • Saturates

    1g 6%
  • Sugars

    12g 13%
  • Salt

    0.1g 2%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 12.1g Protein 3.1g Fibre 0.5g

Method

  1. Bring a large saucepan of salted water to the boil, add the sprouts and cook for 3 mins, or until al dente. Drain well, then refresh under cold water.
  2. Heat 2 tbsp oil in a frying pan, add the almonds then gently fry for 3-4 mins, until just golden. Drain on kitchen paper and set aside.
  3. When ready to serve, add 2 tbsp oil to the pan and gently fry the garlic for 2-3 mins, until soft. Stir in the cranberries, add the vinegar and sugar then cook for 30 secs. Add the sprouts and fry over a high heat, until warmed through. Season to taste and serve topped with the almonds.

Tip: Blanch the sprouts on the morning of cooking and reheat just before serving.

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