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Brussels Sprouts and Carrot Ragoût

Finished with a fragrant orange-and-ginger sauce and a handful of fresh spinach, this colorful ragoût makes a hearty supper when served over a bed of quinoa.

Finished with a fragrant orange-and-ginger sauce and a handful of fresh spinach, this colorful ragoût makes a hearty supper when served over a bed of quinoa.

Servings
4

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup orange juice
  • 1 Tbs. orange zest
  • 1 Tbs. balsamic vinegar
  • 1 Tbs. minced crystallized ginger
  • 3 Tbs. olive oil, divided
  • 3/4 lb. Brussels sprouts, trimmed and quartered lengthwise (3 cups)
  • 3/4 lb. carrots, cut into 2-inch by 1/2-inch sticks (2 cups)
  • 4 oz. shallots, quartered (1 cup)
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced (2 tsp.)
  • 2 cups loosely packed baby spinach leaves

Preparation

1. Combine orange juice and zest, vinegar, and ginger in small bowl, and

set aside.

2. Heat 2 Tbs. oil in large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add Brussels sprouts, and season with kosher salt, if desired. Cover, and cook 4 to 5 minutes, or until sprouts are nicely browned, stirring frequently. Transfer to plate.

3. Add remaining 1 Tbs. oil to pan, and heat over medium heat. Stir in carrots and shallots, and season with salt, if desired. Cover, and cook 8 to 10 minutes, or until carrots are browned and shallots are limp, stirring occasionally.

4. Return Brussels sprouts to pan, add garlic, and stir 15 to 30 seconds.

5. Add spinach to pan, pour orange mixture over top, and stir. Cover pan,

and cook 1 to 2 minutes. Uncover pan, and cook 5 to 6 minutes more, or until liquid is reduced to a few tablespoons.

Nutrition Information

  • Calories 202
  • Carbohydrate Content 26 g
  • Cholesterol Content 0 mg
  • Fat Content 11 g
  • Fiber Content 7 g
  • Protein Content 5 g
  • Saturated Fat Content 2 g
  • Sodium Content 96 mg
  • Sugar Content 11 g