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Try making your own Brussel Sprouts this Christmas and save with Thermomix.  A simple, healthy side dish bursting with festive flavours.

Typically boiled or steamed, sprouts are considered an essential addition to the Christmas table. Here we serve them raw, shredded and mixed with lardons and cranberries in a delicious salad that is perfectly served with cold cuts on Boxing Day.


  • 500 g water
  • 450 g Brussels sprouts, trimmed, halved
  • 140 g butternut squash, peeled and diced (approx. 1 cm)
  • 60 g unsalted butter, diced
  • 80 g pecan nuts
  • 50 g dried cranberries
  • 30 g light brown sugar
  • 30 g balsamic vinegar
  • 15 g freshly squeezed lemon juice (approx. ½ lemon)
  • ½ tsp dried chilli flakes, or to taste
  • 1 pinch fine sea salt
  • ¼ tsp ground black pepper


    1. Place water in mixing bowl then place Varoma dish into position and weigh in Brussels sprouts. Cover with Varoma lid and steam 4 min/Varoma/speed 2.
    2. Carefully remove Varoma lid and weigh in butternut squash, secure lid and steam a further 12 min/Varoma/speed 2 or until vegetables are tender. Transfer steamed vegetables to a serving bowl and keep warm. Empty mixing bowl.
    3. Place butter in mixing bowl and melt 2 min/100°C/speed 1.
    4. Add pecans, cranberries, sugar, vinegar, lemon juice, chilli flakes, salt and pepper then cook 2 min/100°C/reverse/speed 1.
    5. Transfer to serving bowl with steamed vegetables and gently mix with spatula.
    6. Serve immediately.

    Nutrition – per 1 portion

    • Calories 1615.7 kJ / 386.2 kcal
    • Protein 4.5 g
    • Carbohydrates 14.7 g
    • Fat 18.6g

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