Thanksgiving Brussels Sprouts

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This is our favorite veggie recipe for Thanksgiving. Please try and I swear, even the Brussels Sprouts haters will thank you!

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  • add   1 large red delicious apple
  • add   pepper
  • add   salt
  • add   1/4 cup apple juice
  • add   nutmeg
  • add   1/2 cup golden raisins
  • add   2 teaspoons grated lemon zest
  • add   1 garlic clove
  • add   3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • add   2 lbs fresh Brussels sprouts
  • add   1/4 cup butter
  • add   1 teaspoon sugar
  • add   1 (8 ounce) can sliced water chestnuts
  • add   1 large onion


  1. Bring Brussels, lemon juice, salt and water to cover sprouts to boil. Cover, reduce heat and simmer until tender, 5-7 minute Drain and keep them warm,.
  2. Melt 2 tbls butter in the large skilet over medium-high heat, add onion and saute until caramel color. Add apple juice and cook for 2 minute.
  3. Add apple, garlic, sugar; cook stirring constantly for 5-6 min or until apple is tender. Add water chesnuts, raisins, lemon rind, pepper, nutmeg, more salt to taste and 2 tbs butter; cook, stirring constantly, for 3-4 minute Gently toss in Brusells sprouts.
  4. Enjoy.