This recipe features another popular German side with Brussels sprouts. A lot of people think German side dishes are mainly red cabbage and sauerkraut, the fact is, that even though they are traditional sides, there is a vast variety of German vegetable sides.
How are Brussels Sprouts called in German?
Brussels sprouts are called "Rosenkohl".
How to pronounce "Rosenkohl"?
Listen to this audio file to hear how to say "Rosenkohl" in German.
How to make Brussels Sprouts Casserole Video Tutorial
Brussels Sprouts Casserole Recipe
German Brussels Sprouts Casserole
- 2 pounds Brussels sprouts
- 1 medium onion
- 1 tbsp. butter
- 1 tbsp. salt
- ½ tsp. caraway seeds
- 1 ½ cup shredded swiss cheese
- 1 cup heavy cream
- ½ cup bread crumbs
- ½ tsp. pepper
- ½ tsp. nutmeg
- 2 tbsp. butter flakes
- Clean Brussels sprouts and cut the ends crisscross.
- Bring water with caraway seeds and salt to a boil.
- Cook the Brussels sprouts till soft to the bite.
- In the meantime, prepare a large bowl with water and ice cubes or alternatively just very cold water.
- Drain the Brussels sprouts and add to ice water.
- Cube the onion finely.
- Melt butter in a pan and fry the onion cubes until translucent.
- Butter a casserole pan and preheat the oven to 350F.
- Add the shredded Swiss cheese, heavy cream, bread crumbs, pepper and nutmeg to a small bowl and mix well.
- Add the Brussels sprouts and the onion cubes into the casserole dish and toss lightly.
- Top with the cheese mixture and some butter flakes.
- Bake for about 15 to 20 min.