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Brussels Sprouts, Apple and Juniper Berry Recipe


Brussels Sprouts, Apples and Juniper Berries
Photo © thinkvegetables
The apple and juniper berries compliment the flavor of sprouts and turn them into a very tasty vegetable dish. Try serving these sprouts as a deliciously fruity accompaniment to your Christmas turkey.

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 20 minutes


  • 1 lb/ 250g Brussels sprouts, cleaned and trimmed
  • 1 large apple, Bramley or Cox's
  • 8 fl oz/ 250ml apple juice
  • 1 tbsp juniper berries
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper


  • Prepare the brussels sprouts by cutting a cross in the bottom of each each. Cut the apple into quarters, remove the core and slice thinly.
  • Pour the apple juice into a pan and bring to the boil. Add the sprouts and the sliced apple. Crush the juniper berries, add to the pan and season.
  • Simmer gently, uncovered for 5-6 minutes, or until the sprouts are tender. Serve straight away.

Recipe courtesy of Think Vegetables, UK

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