Sweet tangy Brussels sprouts

Heart Smart Gluten Free Low Sodium

Brussels sprouts are low in calories and a great source of fiber and vitamins K and C.


  • 2 cups fresh Brussels sprouts, ends trimmed, yellow leaves removed and cut in half
  • 2 teaspoons butter
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons packed brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons slivered almonds
  • salt, to taste*


  1. In a medium skillet, heat butter over medium-high heat. Add Brussels sprouts cut-side down and cook until bottoms are slightly brown (about 5 to 10 minutes).
  2. Add vinegar and stir. Cook for another 3 to 5 minutes.
  3. Add brown sugar and cook until Brussels sprouts are deep brown and caramelized (sugar has melted evenly over them).
  4. Remove from heat. Sprinkle with slivered almonds. Season with salt, if desired.
  5. Serve warm.

Makes 2 servings

Recipe contains: nuts

*Option not included in nutrition facts.

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First Published: 10/21/2013
Last Reviewed: 03/28/2022

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If you don’t have almonds, you can substitute another nut such as walnuts or pine nuts.*
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