Sprouts are not only for Christmas. Below is a delicious recipe using this much maligned vegetable that provides a tasty alternative to 'fish on Fridays.'
1 medium onion
1 knorr vegetable stock pot
1pint of water (boiling)
2 tablespoons olive oil
3½oz crème fraiche
salt and pepper
|Chop the onion, trim and half the sprouts|
|Gently fry the onion in the oil until it begins to |
soften then add the sprouts.
Cover and fry on gentle heat for 4-5 mins,
|Add 1pt of boiling water and the stock pot|
Cook on gentle heat until sprouts are tender
|Blend the mixture using liquidiser or hand blender |
till smooth. Allow to cool slightly
|stir in the crème fraiche |
and return to heat until piping hot.
Season to taste with salt, pepper and nutmeg.