Brussel Sprouts with Mushrooms and Onions

February 2nd, 2013 in Main Dish Recipes, No-meat, Side Dish Recipes by
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Total cooking time: 45min  
Brussel Sprouts with Mushrooms and Onions Recipe

Brussel Sprouts with Mushrooms and Onions

Brussels sprouts cooked in mushroom and onion sauce can be served as a dish on its own, or as a side dish for a meat main course.

You can use fresh or frozen brussels sprouts for this recipe, frozen ones don’t require thawing, but may need a bit less time for cooking.

Vary amount of water (or broth) and flour while cooking to reach desired thickness of the sauce (more flour and less water will make it for thicker sauce).

Ingredients:

  • 1.5lb of brussels sprouts (fresh or frozen)
  • 1lb of white champignon mushrooms
  • 2 onions
  • 1.5-2 tablespoons of all purpose flour
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • 2 cups of water or vegetable broth
  • Slice of lemon or 2 tablespoons of lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons of oil
  • Ground black pepper to taste
  • Salt to taste

Prepare ingredients, step-by-step:

  1. Prepare ingredients: if you use frozen brussels sprouts, there is no need to thaw them:
    Brussel Sprouts with Mushrooms and Onions Recipe: Step 1

    Brussel Sprouts with Mushrooms and Onions Recipe: Step 1

  2. Warm up a deep frying pan with 2 tablespoons of oil, peel onions, slice them into quarter circles and fry over moderate heat, until softened, stir from time to time:
    Brussel Sprouts with Mushrooms and Onions Recipe: Step 2

    Brussel Sprouts with Mushrooms and Onions Recipe: Step 2

  3. While onions are cooking, clean and slice mushrooms, add them to the pan and fry onions and mushrooms together, stir occasionally:
    Brussel Sprouts with Mushrooms and Onions Recipe: Step 3

    Brussel Sprouts with Mushrooms and Onions Recipe: Step 3

  4. Bring cooking pot with water to boil, salt to taste and add lemon juice:
    Brussel Sprouts with Mushrooms and Onions Recipe: Step 4

    Brussel Sprouts with Mushrooms and Onions Recipe: Step 4

  5. Clean brussels sprouts from outer leaves, rinse them, slice big ones in halves; add them to the pot and cook over light simmering for 10 mins, then drain liquids from brussels sprouts with colander:
    Brussel Sprouts with Mushrooms and Onions Recipe: Step 5

    Brussel Sprouts with Mushrooms and Onions Recipe: Step 5

  6. Season mushroom and onions mix with salt and ground black pepper to taste:
    Brussel Sprouts with Mushrooms and Onions Recipe: Step 6

    Brussel Sprouts with Mushrooms and Onions Recipe: Step 6

  7. And continue cooking them until liquids from mushrooms evaporate:
    Brussel Sprouts with Mushrooms and Onions Recipe: Step 7

    Brussel Sprouts with Mushrooms and Onions Recipe: Step 7

  8. Then peel and chop garlic cloves and add the to the frying pan, fry onions, garlic and mushrooms together for 6-8mins, don’t forget to stir:
    Brussel Sprouts with Mushrooms and Onions Recipe: Step 8

    Brussel Sprouts with Mushrooms and Onions Recipe: Step 8

  9. Stir in about 2 tablespoons of flour in:
    Brussel Sprouts with Mushrooms and Onions Recipe: Step 9

    Brussel Sprouts with Mushrooms and Onions Recipe: Step 9

  10. And about 2 cups of hot water to vegetable broth, cook sauce over light simmer until desired thickness:
    Brussel Sprouts with Mushrooms and Onions Recipe: Step 10

    Brussel Sprouts with Mushrooms and Onions Recipe: Step 10

  11. Then add brussels sprouts you prepared earlier, mix cover with a lid and cook brussels sprouts with mushroom and onion sauce for 8 mins more:
    Brussel Sprouts with Mushrooms and Onions Recipe: Step 11

    Brussel Sprouts with Mushrooms and Onions Recipe: Step 11

  12. Serve brussels sprouts cooked with mushroom and onion sauce as a no-meat main dish on its own, or as a side dish:
    Brussel Sprouts with Mushrooms and Onions Recipe: Step 12

    Brussel Sprouts with Mushrooms and Onions Recipe: Step 12

Enjoy!

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