Carrots & Brussel Sprouts

Ingredients:

  • 2 tablespoons chopped onions
  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter, divided
  • 1 lb carrots, cut diagonally into 1/2 inch-thick pieces
  • 1 lb Brussels sprouts, halved lengthwise
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon cider vinegar (substitute with balsamic, red, or white wine vinegar)
  • Optional: for more flavor, try adding garlic or other herbs

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Cook onions in 2 tablespoons butter in a skillet over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally, until softened 1-2 minutes.
  2. Add carrots, brussels sprouts, 3/4 teaspoon salt, and 1/2 teaspoon pepper and cook, stirring occasionally, until vegetable begin to brown, 3-4 minutes.
  3. Add water and cover skillet, then cook over medium-high heat until vegetables are tender, 5-8 minutes
  4. Stir in vinegar, remaining tablespoon butter, and salt and pepper to taste. Makes 6 servings.

Recipe adapted from http://www.epicurious.com/recipes/food/views/Carrots-and-Brussels-Sprouts-241514