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Cheesy Brussels Sprouts with Apples and Onions

This delicious Dijon Mustard Brussels Sprouts dish is all about the flavor combination: delicate sweetness of the green apple paired up with the powerful sharpness of the blue cheese.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword brussels sprouts
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 320kcal
Author Olga


  • 1 pound Brussels Sprouts rinsed and halved
  • 2 cups water for boiling Brussels Sprouts
  • 1 medium onion julienned
  • 1 tsp kosher salt
  • 1 large Granny Smith apple peeled and chopped
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tbsp olive oil

Creamy sauce:

  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 3 tsp whole-grain Dijon mustard
  • 4 Ounces Blue Cheese
  • 1/4 tsp ground nutmeg


  • Cut off the stem end of the Brussels sprouts and cut each in half from top to bottom. Place them in water, bring to a boil and cook for 5 minutes..
  • Preheat a large skillet, add olive oil. Add the onions and cook them just until they turn semi-translucent, approximately 4 minutes. Add the salt and apples and continue to cook for another minute.
  • To make the sauce, add heavy cream, mustard, blue cheese and nutmeg to the same skillet with onions and apples. Stir well. Add Brussels sprouts and cook in the sauce for 10 minutes. Serve immediately.



Calories: 320kcal | Carbohydrates: 20g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 23g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Cholesterol: 62mg | Sodium: 1648mg | Potassium: 624mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 30.7% | Vitamin C: 121.8% | Calcium: 22.9% | Iron: 10.2%