Caprese Brussl Sprouts

Caprese Brussel Sprouts with Tomato Basil Sausage

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Caprese Brussel Sprouts with Tomato Basil Sausage just hits the spot. Many hear Brussel sprouts and turn their nose up at them without even trying them. If you haven’t tried them, this recipe is the one to try!

Brussel sprouts

What are Brussel sprouts?

Brussel sprouts are a member of the brassica oleracea family of cruciferous vegetables. Other vegetables that are in this family are cabbage, cauliflower and kale. Before you say absolutely not, consider the list below from the “8 Ways Brussels Sprouts Benefit Your Health” found on

  • High in nutrients
  • Rich in antioxidants
  • High in fiber
  • Rich in vitamin K
  • May help maintain healthy blood sugar levels
  • May reduce inflammation
  • High in vitamin C
  • Easy to add to your diet

Cooking tip: When you cook them, they should have a nutty flavor. Do not overcook them. It will bring out a bitter taste.

Caprese Brussl Sprouts

Caprese Brussel Sprouts with Tomato Basil Sausage

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Course Main Course
Servings 4


  • Griddle


  • 1 pkg Howe Farms Tomato Basil Sausage sliced into chunks
  • 1 tsp Colonel De Spices Bada Bing Blend or Italian Seasoning of your choice
  • 2 tbsp Balsamic Glaze
  • 1 pkg Mozzarella Pearls
  • 1 tbsp Garlic Paste
  • 1 pkg cherry tomatoes
  • 2 tbsp Basil 1-2 tbl (fresh is better)
  • 1 lb Brussel Sprouts quartered
  • ¼ cup Italian Dressing


  • Preheat your griddle to medium heat
  • Slice sausage into bite size chunks and cook sausage on well oiled griddle
  • Cook brussel sprouts on well oiled griddle and season with Bada Bing blend to taste
  • Pour Italian dressing over brussel sprouts to taste
  • Add garlic paste to brussel sprouts
  • Mix brussel sprouts and let cook for a few minutes, you want the sprouts to brown a bit
  • Mix cherry tomatoes and basil into sprouts
  • Cook the cherry tomatoes just until they start to blister and add sausage
  • Mix the mozzarella pearls with mixture and cook until the cheese just begins to melt
  • Remove from griddle, plate, and drizzle balsamic glaze over the top
  • Enjoy!
Keyword Brussel Sprouts, Griddle, Sausage

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