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Brussels Sprouts with Caramelized Onions and Prosciutto

Brussels Sprouts with Caramelized Onions and ProsciuttoOlive oil, a healthy alternative to butter, adds wholesome goodness to foods like this flavorful side dish of Brussels sprouts, caramelized onions and prosciutto.

Recipe Ingredients:

2 pounds fresh Brussels sprouts
4 tablespoons Carapelli Premium 100% Italian Extra Virgin Olive Oil
1 medium onion, julienned
1 1/2 ounces prosciutto, sliced into 1/2 inch strips
4 tablespoons white balsamic vinegar
Sea salt
Fresh cracked black pepper

Cooking Directions:

  1. Trim stem end of Brussels sprouts. Discard wilted outside leaves. Boil in salted water until cooked through (about 7 minutes) and just tender. Shock in ice water. Quarter the cooled sprouts.
  2. In large skillet over medium-high heat, caramelize onions in olive oil for 15 to 20 minutes, stirring frequently. Remove from pan. Place in bowl, mix with prosciutto.
  3. In the same skillet, over high heat lightly brown Brussels sprouts. Add onion-prosciutto mix and toss. Deglaze by adding white balsamic vinegar and scraping bottom of pan. Season with salt and pepper.

Makes 8 servings.

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