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March 14, 2022
By: TA Editorial Team

This Sweet and Sour Brussels Sprouts recipe originally appeared in the Winter 2022 issue of Tracy Anderson Magazine, available now for digital download and print orders.

This good-for-you recipe for Sweet and Sour Brussels Sprouts is the best of both worlds. Packed with nutrimental ingredients that come together to achieve layered tasting notes, this recipe makes for a delicious starter or side dish.

“I firmly believe that you must have a choice in what you reach for to nourish yourself, or you are sacrificing a primal, guttural tool you need to survive and thrive,” Tracy writes in an essay that precedes all 50+ recipes in The Wonderland Issue of Tracy Anderson Magazine.

Keep scrolling for the full how-to.

sweet and sour brussels sprouts

Sweet and Sour Brussels Sprouts

Serves 2 to 3


  • 12 shallots, chopped
  • 5 garlic cloves, smashed
  • 1 Tbsp maple syrup
  • 6 Tbsp sherry vinegar
  • 1½ cups pre-cooked chestnuts
  • ¼ cup soy sauce
  • 8 oz red grapes
  • 9 Tbsp olive oil
  • 2 lbs brussels sprouts, halved
  • 3 Tbsp parsley, chopped


  1. Preheat oven to 450°F.
  2. Sauté shallots and garlic with salt until translucent (about 5 minutes).
  3. Add maple syrup, sherry vinegar, chestnuts and soy sauce, simmer for 5 minutes.
  4. Add grapes, simmer covered for an additional 5 minutes.
  5. Remove from heat and set aside.
  6. Heat oil in a large pan over medium-high heat, and add brussels sprouts.
  7. Sauté until golden brown.
  8. Transfer to a parchment paper-lined baking sheet and roast for 10 minutes.
  9. Once tender, transfer to a large bowl and mix with grape sauce. Add parsley and toss to combine.

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