October 27, 2011 Brussels Sprouts With Asiago Cheese
RECIPE Brussels Sprouts With Asiago Cheese
This is an adaptation from “Simple Family Meals”, Mario Batali’s newest contribution to the food world. Brussels are a popular vegetable and adding cubed cheese in the last few minutes seemed to me to be a tasty addition. Batali’s recipe called for Pecorino Romana. All I had was grated, so cubed Asiago cheese was the alternative. I would assume Parmesan would work as well. I must say that Asiago did give a tasty boost to the Brussels.
12 Ounces of Brussels Sprouts
1. Bring a large pot of water to a boil & add the Brussels. Boil for 5 minutes, remove & drain. Slice off their bottoms & cut them in half. Add Salt & Pepper.
2. Heat a saute pan to medium high, add the EVOO & when it begins to ripple, add the Thyme leaves. When they begin to sizzle, toss in the Brussels & saute until tender & brown. At the last few minutes of cooking add the cubed Cheese, & just as it begins to melt, remove from the heat.
3. Divide between two plates & serve.