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Smokey Pecan Brussels Sprouts from The Ultimate Vegan Cookbook for your InstantPot

Have you lot guys been seeing InstantPot inwards the news lately?  They convey piece of employment wildly pop amongst a fairly basic marketing scheme: word-of-mouth.  For those of you lot who convey already joined the pressure level cooker political party , you lot are going to honey this.  For those who require an extra force to get one , this novel cookbook past times Kathy Hester is it!

It is called The Ultimate Vegan Cookbook for your Instant Pot and it has rapidly piece of employment my novel favorite cookbook.  She has written it amongst item instructions to teach inwards slow too unproblematic to purpose amongst an Instant Pot electrical pressure level cooker (of whatever size too model) , but it could easily locomote used for other brands of electrical pressure level cookers equally good equally stovetop pressure level cookers.


What sets Kathy's volume apart from other pressure level cooker cookbooks I convey is that every unmarried recipe has a picture.  So what?  Well , I honey a cookbook amongst gorgeous pictures for the same argue I honey reading recipe blogs.  You teach to alive the recipe earlier you lot build it.  On whatever normal hateful solar daytime when I'm starting to teach hungry for luncheon , I wouldn't usually alternative to build a recipe called "Snowy Day Potato Cabbage Soup" (page 130 inwards the cookbook) , but when you lot reckon this cozy loving cup of soup sprinkled amongst parsley , you lot intend "yes , that could totally locomote me snuggled nether a blanket past times the burn eating this soup."  This recipe is neat , past times the way.  I've already made it twice already.

The sections of the volume are equally follows equally good equally the recipes I've tried from each (I've highlighted my favorites inwards pink.  These volition piece of employment into my regular rotation for sure!):
  • Five Recipes to Start You Out
    • The Best Not-Refried Black Beans
  • Quick too Easy Homemade Staples to Save You Money
    • Plain Applesauce
    • DIY Andouille Seitan Sausage
    • Tequila-Lime Jalapeno Really Hot Sauce
    • Make Your Own Jalapeno Powder
  • Bean too Lentil Recipes that Cook inwards Half the Time
    • Thai Red Curry Chickpea Spread
  • Fun too Delicious Ways to Add inwards More Whole Grains
    • Perfect Kamult (and Other Long-Cooking Grains) - used on whole oats
  • Eat Your Vegetables: Easy too Elegant Plant-Based Fare
    • Smoke Pecan Brussels Sprouts (featured below)
    • Healthy Cream of Asparagus Soup
    • Snowy Day Potato Cabbage Soup
    • Vegan Cauliflower Queso
  • Fast too Comforting One-Pot Meals
    • Winter One-Pot Lentils too Rice
  • Cook it All at the Same Time: Layered Meals amongst Sides
    • One-Pot Burrito Bowls
  • Decadent too Healthy Desserts
    • Vanilla Spice Tea Concentrate
I've had this cookbook inwards my hands for mayhap 2 or 3 weeks , too you lot tin give the sack reckon I convey gone to town!  My favorite recipe (that would locomote worth it to teach the cookbook on its own) is the Vanilla Spice Tea Concentrate.  It's made past times pressure level cooking H2O amongst spices , steaping inwards tea later , too thence you lot convey a concentrated chai-like tea to oestrus (or convey over ice) amongst an equal sum of constitute milk (sweetened if you lot like).  

My parents , who are besides plant-based , came to see to reckon me (Who am I kidding?  They are totally hither to see my petty potato.  And who could blame them?) final weekend.  While on the produce across the Blue Planet they usually halt for a petty process at Starbucks , most ofttimes for a chai tea latte.  I tested out the recipe the hateful solar daytime earlier they got hither too holy smokes!  Waaaaayyyy meliorate than Starbucks!  I made it for them the adjacent morn amongst our breakfast too my mom straight off got onto Amazon to fellowship her ain re-create of the cookbook along amongst a mass fellowship of the spices needed to build the tea.

To build a batch of the tea , the ingredients cost me around $2 too it made 8 servings.  That's 8 chai lattes I wouldn't purchase from a java correspond $5 each.  With the cost of the constitute milk added inwards , each latte I build at domicile is good nether $1 each.  Plus , I know just what goes into my tea too tin give the sack command if I desire it amongst to a greater extent than or less sweetener each time.

But hither I am rambling on nigh a tea when you lot came hither to reckon what these Smokey Pecan Brussels Sprouts are all about.  I've made this recipe twice... too ate the whole pot inwards 1 sitting... twice.  The recipe says it is for four side servings , but equally a Nutritarian , I tin give the sack swallow LOTS of veggies , thence I would tell it is closer to 2 sides or 1 repast size serving.  The sweetness of the maple syrup amongst the smokey bitter of the Brussels sprouts couplet perfectly.  This would locomote an ideal recipe for a household unit of measurement vacation dinner side.  Or to build randomly too swallow shamelessly all to yourself.


Smokey Pecan Brussels Sprouts
By Kathy Hester , The Ultimate Vegan Cookbook for Your Instant Pot.
Recipe attributes: gluten-free , soy-free , no added oil
Kathy's Recipe introduction:  This recipe volition plough your sprout haters into sprout devourers!  I used a variation of this to teach Cheryl to assay sprouts for the commencement time.  The sweetness too smokey season actually build these Brussels sprouts addictive.
Time: <5 infinitesimal prep , 2 minutes High Pressure , Quick Release , 2-5 infinitesimal saute
Servings: four side dish servings (1 nutritarian serving , cus nosotros similar our veggies!)

Ingredients:
    Pressure Cooker Ingredients:
        2 cups minor babe Brussels Sprouts , equally unopen to the same size equally possible
        1/4 loving cup water
        1/2 tsp liquid smoke
    Saute Ingredients:
        1/4 loving cup chopped pecans
        2 Tbsp maple syrup
        Salt , to taste

Instructions:
1.)  For the pressure level cooker , add together the Brussels sprouts , H2O , too liquid fume to your Instant Pot too mix well.  Put the lid on too unopen the pressure level valve.  Cook on high pressure level for 2 minutes.  (Note: If you lot convey really large Brussels sprouts , you lot may require to double the cooking time.)
2.)  Once the cooking fourth dimension is upward , carefully motion the pressure level let on valve to let on the pressure level manually.
3.)  For the saute , switch to the saute business office too add together the pecans too maple syrup too cut the liquid equally you lot complete cooking the sprouts.  Remove from the oestrus 1 time tender too add together tabular array salt to taste.

Per Serving: Calories 96.4 , poly peptide 2.2 g , total fatty 5.5 g , carbohydrates 11.7 g , sodium 11.9 mg , fiber 2.4 g

Notes:
Brussels sprouts vary greatly inwards size.  Do your best to alternative ones unopen inwards size or cutting the largest ones inwards half.  You tin give the sack purpose frozen sprouts inwards this recipe , but upward the cooking fourth dimension past times a infinitesimal or 2 depending on their size.


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Health too Happiness ,