What you'll need

  • 100g softened butter
  • 3 tsp Vegemite
  • 500g Brussel Sprouts, halved

Time: 10 mins

Serves: 8



Beat together the butter and Vegemite until smooth. Form it into a log with some baking parchment, then roll it up in the paper and twist the ends (like a Christmas cracker), and stick it in the fridge until you need it.


Get your sprouts on the boil in salted water for 4 minutes, then drain and leave them to steam-dry. Take a large frying pan, get it banging hot, then toss in the dry sprouts and dry fry for 5 minutes until they start to blacken around the edges. Take the pan off the heat, and chuck in a big chunk of your Vegemite butter. Sizzle away until the butter has melted, and use a wooden spoon to make sure the sprouts are well covered. Season well with pepper, and serve with your Christmas ham, turkey, chicken, or whatever you’ve got cooking.

Wine Match

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