Sautéed Brussel Sprouts & Apples
- 3 Tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil
- 1 lb Brussels Sprouts, trimmed and halved lengthwise
- 1 Medium White Onion, chopped
- ¼ Tsp Salt
- 1 Hard and Crisp Apple, cored and chopped
- 2 Garlic Cloves, thinly sliced
- 2 Tbsp Apple Cider Vinegar
Heat Olive Oil In a large nonstick skillet, heat the olive oil over medium-high heat.
Cook Brussels Sprouts Add Brussels sprouts, onion, and salt, and toss until evenly coated. Cook stirring occasionally, until Brussels sprouts are golden, about 10 minutes.
Stir In Apple & Garlic Stir in apple and garlic. Reduce heat to low and cook uncovered, stirring occasionally, until tender, about 10 minutes.
Toss Mixture In Vinegar & Serve Remove from heat. Toss Brussels sprouts mixture with apple cider vinegar and serve.
Brussels sprouts are known as cruciferous vegetables. Cruciferous vegetables are rich in folate and vitamin K. They also contain phytonutrients - plant-based compounds that may help lower the risk of cancer.
Apples are fiber-rich foods important for lowering the risk of heart disease and lowering the risk of certain types of cancer.
Onions help feed our gut bacteria, promoting a healthy digestive system. Onions are also high in antioxidants to protect healthy cells from damage, and they may help reduce the risk of heart disease.
Garlic is a member of the onion family and is rich in vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants to help reduce the risk of various diseases, such as heart disease, Alzheimer’s, and dementia.
Extra Virgin Olive Oil contains antioxidants and monounsaturated fats important for lowering inflammation in the body and reducing the risk of heart disease.
PD Cooking Tips
Use pre-cut Brussels sprouts.
Look for pre-diced onion in the deli-section of your local grocery.
Use jarred, minced garlic.
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