Brussels Sprouts with Pear, Blue Cheese, and Walnuts
This Brussels Sprouts Recipe with Pears, Blue Cheese, and Walnuts is our favorite way to dress up a healthy side dish. These Brussels Sprouts are unique and so full of flavor. The pear pairs (ha!) beautifully with the blue cheese and toasted walnuts, making sure even the pickiest eater want to eat their greens. Such a great holiday side dish!
- 2 tbsp walnuts chopped
- 2 tbsp olive oil
- 1 pound brussels sprouts halved
- pinch salt and pepper
- 1/2 cup blue cheese crumbles
- 2 pears sliced and chopped
- 1 teaspoon lemon juice
Heat walnuts in a large skillet over medium heat until slightly toasted. Set aside.
Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat.
Add brussels sprouts and season with salt and pepper to taste. Without stirring, cook covered for about 7 minutes.
Uncover and add walnuts, pears, and lemon juice; stirring to reveal the caramelized brussels sprouts. Continue cooking for about 3 more minutes.
Take off of heat and add blue cheese crumbles. Serve warm.
Calories: 253kcal | Carbohydrates: 24g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 12mg | Sodium: 264mg | Potassium: 609mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 1005IU | Vitamin C: 100.7mg | Calcium: 150mg | Iron: 1.9mg