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These Chorizo Brussel Sprouts are so easy to make and full of flavor. A perfect side dish for your Christmas, Thanksgiving or holiday celebration table - Brussel Sprouts with Chorizo and Balsamic Glaze
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Sauteed Brussel Sprouts

These Chorizo Brussel Sprouts are so easy to make and full of flavor. A perfect side dish for your Christmas, Thanksgiving or holiday celebration table - Sauteed Brussel Sprouts with Chorizo and Balsamic Glaze
Course Dinner, Side Dish, Sides
Cuisine American, Christmas, Holiday, Thanksgiving
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 5 people
Author Peter's Food Adventures

Ingredients

  • 1 lb/500g brussel sprouts cut in half and trimmed
  • 1 chorizo sausage halved and sliced
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • ½ medium onion sliced
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • balsamic glaze for drizzling

Instructions

  • In a frying pan, cook the sliced chorizo until cooked. Set aside but save the oils in the frying pan.
  • Fill a large pot with water, with a steamer insert, and bring to a boil. Add the brussel sprouts to the steamer and steam for no longer than 5 minutes, until they are starting to soften and lightly cook through. Remove from steamer and set aside.
  • Add the onions to the frying pan with the oils from the chorizo. Saute onions until its caramelised. Set aside. 
  • Add the butter to the frying pan, sauté the steamed brussel sprouts for 5 minutes, until they start to slightly brown and caramelize. Combine the chorizo and onion into the cooked brussel sprouts and mix until combined.
  • Drizzle a Balsamic Glaze over the brussel sprouts before serving.