BRUSSELS SPROUTS WITH CHESTNUTS

BRUSSELS SPROUTS WITH CHESTNUTS (for six)

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1-1/2 pounds Brussels sprouts (about 2 pints), trimmed and an X cut into the base of each sprout

1-1/2 tablespoons unsalted butter

5 vacuum-packed or rinsed, drained, bottled whole chestnuts, chopped coarse


  1. In a steamer set over boiling water, steam the Brussels sprouts, covered, for 7 to 8 minutes, or until they are just tender.
  1. In a skillet, heat the butter over moderately high heat until it begins to color and in it saute the chestnuts for 1 minute. Add the Brussels sprouts, season the mixture with salt and pepper, and saute for 1 minute more.

 

from The Best of Gourmet, 1992

 

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