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Braised Sprouts with Sauerkraut


A pile of brussels sprouts

Braised Sprouts with Sauerkraut


  • 1 good knob butter or coconut fat
  • 4 good handfuls halved sprouts
  • 1 small onion peeled and chopped
  • 1 half tin cannellini beans or others of choice
  • 2 tbsp sauerkraut
  • 1 tsp honey
  • 1 tsp tamari
  • 120 ml vegetable stock
  • seasoning
  • 1 Handful chopped walnuts
  • 1 tbsp dry roasted pumpkin seeds


  • Melt the butter in a heavy based open pan and slowly cook the onion till translucent, add the sprouts. Cook gently for a few minutes to coat nicely.
  • Add the stock, honey, tamari, seasoning and cover pan till the sprouts are tender to your liking. Careful not to dry out - adding a little more water if necessary.
  • Add the beans and sauerkraut and heat through.
  • Sprinkle the chestnuts (or walnuts) on the top and serve, perhaps garnished with parsley.

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