Tip for Slicing Brussel Sprouts

brussel sprouts

Aren’t they beautiful?

 

We started eating brussel sprouts frequently about a year ago-until then I had grossed-out childhood¬†notions of steamed, formerly-frozen brussel sprouts that smelled bad. Being new to them, it took me a couple of times of cutting and preparing them to realize that there is a “right” way to cut a brussel sprout, which is to slice along the “core” and not across it. If you cut across the core, the layers will come apart while cutting along the core keeps the layers intact. It isn’t profound but it’s a simple trick that helps!

Wrong way:

how to cut brussel sprouts 2

Right way:

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To try out your new skills try these brussel sprout recipes:

Creamy Brussel Sprouts

Brussel Sprout Penne

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