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Brussel Sprouts the most disliked vegetable.

Brussel Sprouts, are one the most disliked vegetable by many people. Often times they are not cooked well. People tend to over cook them and this makes them bitter and soggy. There is a way to make them taste good.  For this you must blanch them and roast them until they become caramelized.

Here is my recipe

1 lbs of Brussel Sprouts
2 Cloves of Garlic
1 Tbs of Olive Oil
Salt and Pepper



First Step

You need to remove the tips of the sprouts then cut them in half. Remove any bad leaves.


Finely chop the garlic


Fill frying pan with water halfway up the pan about 3 or 4 cups. Bring them to boil on high heat for about 10 minutes then strain them.


Then you add olive oil to the pan along with the blanched sprouts.


Once they start to caramelize you add the garlic. Just be careful not to brown your garlic, it'll become bitter if you do.


Now enjoy the roasted brussel sprouts.



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