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Brussels Sprouts with Sesame   Veg  HT  ACC 20mins

Serves 4      Hot  Vegetarian   Vegetables   Fruit  Accompaniment   Eggless



600g/1¼ lb Brussels Sprouts, washed and trimmed

50g/2oz Butter

1 Onion, finely chopped

1 Garlic Clove, crushed

25g/1oz Plain Flour

4 tbsp Tahini Paste

1 Vegetable Stock Cube

330ml/11 fl.oz. Orange Juice

150ml/5 fl.oz. Water

1 teasp Honey

2 teasp Sesame seeds




1. Cut an ' X ' into the base of each sprout and drop into a bowl of cold water. This will enable the sprout to cook more evenly.


2. Bring a pan of salted water to the boil, add the sprouts and cook for 8-10 minutes until only just tender.


3. Meanwhile, melt the butter in a pan, add the onion and garlic and sauté for a few minutes until soft and golden. Sprinkle in the flour and cook, stirring, for 1-2 minutes then add the tahini paste and crumbled stock cube and mix well.


4. Gradually add the orange juice and water, stirring all the time and cook until the sauce thickens then stir in the honey, salt and pepper.


5. To serve - drain the sprouts and turn into a warmed serving dish. Pour over the sauce, mix well to coat and sprinkle with sesame seeds. Serve immediately.


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