Caramelised Onion, Parmesan and Walnut Roasted Brussel Sprouts
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Serves: 8 (as a side dish)
  • 1kg brussel sprouts
  • 50g grated parmesan cheese
  • 1 tbspn creme fraiche
  • 2 cloves garlic (peeled and finely chopped)
  • Juice of half a lemon
  • 50g walnuts (crushed)
  • 3 red onions (peeled and finely chopped)
  • 2 tbpsn balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tspn plain white sugar
  • 50ml white wine
  • 10g butter
  • Salt/ Pepper
  1. Preheat oven to 220C/200C fan/gas 7.
  2. Trim the sprouts and cut in half. Add them to a roasting dish with a dash of olive oil and the garlic and place in the oven for 15 mins.
  3. In the meantime add the butter to a saucepan. Add the sugar and once melted add the red onions. Mix well and then pour in the balsamic vinegar and white wine and cooked for around 5 mins until the onions are soft and the liquid has dissolved. This will take around 10 mins.
  4. Take the sprouts out of the oven and add the creme fraiche, lemon juice and parmesan to the roasting tin. Mix well with the sprouts and then add the onions. Mix again. Top with the crushed walnuts and some salt and pepper and pop back in the oven for 5 mins.
  5. Take out of the oven and serve right away.
Recipe by A Modern Rose at