How long to cook Brussels sprouts?

Fresh Brussels sprouts should be boiled for 5 to 7 minutes. Frozen Brussels sprouts – 10-12 minutes
Cook Brussels sprouts in a double boiler for 25 minutes. In a slow cooker, cook Brussels sprouts for 12 minutes on the “Extinguishing” mode.

How to cook Brussels sprouts

You will need – Brussels sprouts, water

1. Cabbage, if frozen, do not defrost. If fresh, then remove from the stalk, remove dark places and yellow leaves, then rinse.
2. Put the cabbage in a saucepan, pour water so that it just covers the cabbage, and put on a large fire.
3. Cook frozen Brussels sprouts after boiling for 12 minutes, fresh – 5-7 minutes.
4. Check the cabbage for readiness: it should be soft when pierced with a fork.
5. Drain the cabbage in a colander and let the water drain, the Brussels sprouts are cooked.

How to cook Brussels sprouts in the microwave

1. Place 400 grams of fresh or frozen Brussels sprouts in a microwave-safe bowl.
2. Pour a quarter cup of water into a bowl, put in the microwave.
3. Set the microwave to 800 W and time 5 minutes.
4. At the end of the first stage, salt and pepper the Brussels sprouts, mix.
5. Return the Brussels sprouts to the microwave for another 5 minutes.

How to Freeze Brussels Sprouts

1. Heads of Brussels sprouts removed from the stalk, peeled from yellow leaves, rinsed.
2. Spread the cabbage on a plate or tray in 1 layer, 1 more plate on top until all the cabbage has been laid.
3. When the cabbage freezes, put it into bags and return it to the refrigerator – the cabbage will be friable and later it will be possible to measure exactly as much cabbage as necessary without defrosting the entire bag.
Cook frozen Brussels sprouts in this way after boiling for 15 minutes.

How to freeze Brussels sprouts deliciously

1. Heads of Brussels sprouts removed from the stalk, peeled from yellow leaves, rinsed.
2. Pour the cabbage into a saucepan, pour water so that it barely covers the cabbage, and put on a large fire.
3. Lemon (half a lemon per 1 kilogram of Brussels sprouts) cut into slices and put in water.
4. After boiling, reduce heat and cook Brussels sprouts for 5 minutes.
5. Put the cabbage in a colander and shake to remove excess liquid from the glass.
6. Put the cabbage on a cloth to cool, put it in the freezer to freeze, then arrange it in bags and put it away for storage.

Cook frozen Brussels sprouts in this way after boiling for 10 minutes.

Brussels sprouts in batter

400 gr. frozen or fresh Brussels sprouts
3 eggs (need proteins)
flour – 3-4 tablespoons
sour cream – 1 teaspoon

Preparation of Brussels sprouts in batter: Cook Brussels sprouts
, cool and dry a little. Beat the whites, flour and sour cream with a whisk – you should get a fairly thick mixture so that it does not glass from the cabbage. Dip the cabbage in batter, put in a pan and place over medium heat, turning regularly. Fry for just 7 minutes.

See how to roast and stew Brussels sprouts!

Tasty Facts

– Brussels sprouts were named by the Swedish physician and naturalist, the creator of a unified system of flora and fauna, Carl Linnaeus in honor of the people of Brussels. The first mention is 1821. In Russia, Brussels sprouts grow in very small quantities, mainly purchased abroad.

– Brussels sprouts season – from October to March, when vegetables familiar to Russian fellow citizens are not available in stores or just as expensive.

– Calorie content of Brussels sprouts – 40 kcal / 100 grams.

– Brussels sprouts have a tender texture and a sweetish cabbage flavor . If it turns out that Brussels sprouts are bitter , it is necessary to add seasonings during cooking (pepper, a teaspoon of 5% vinegar, a spoonful of sugar and salt). Already cooked Brussels sprouts can be fried in oil with the addition of finely chopped garlic.

– Brussels sprouts are very healthy – it contains almost all vitamins, amino acids and minerals. Brussels sprouts are especially rich in vitamin C, carotene, potassium, magnesium and iron. Brussels sprouts are also useful because they contain a lot of fiber.

– Broth from Brussels sprouts can be the basis for cooking vegetable broth .