Maple glazed Brussels sprouts with sweet potato mash

Who says sprouts are boring? These maple glazed Brussels sprouts with sweet potato mash would make the perfect side dish for your Christmas dinner! 

Maple glazed Brussels sprouts with sweet potato mash

Maple glazed Brussels sprouts with sweet potato mash

Recipe by Zhoro Apostolov (

Serves: 2 | Prep time: Cook time: Total time: 


  • 300g Brussels sprouts
  • 50g cashew nuts
  • 5-6 small red birds eye chilies
  • 1 big sweet potato
  • salt, pepper
  • 50 ml maple syrup
  • 50 ml American style mustard
  • 50 ml soy sauce
  • 50 ml vegetable oil


  1. Peel the sweet potato and cut into small pieces – boil them for about 20 minutes, rinse and mash.
  2. Season the mash with salt and black pepper – set aside.
  3. In a hot pan start by frying the halved brussel sprouts in vegetable oil.
  4. Season well with salt and black pepper.
  5. After 3 minutes you can add the hot peppers and the cashew nuts and cook for another 5 minutes.
  6. Now you can add the maple syrup, mustard and soy sauce and cook for 2 more minutes.
  7. Serve on top the sweet potato mash

For all your vegan pantry needs go to TheVeganKind Supermarket or for cookware check out Debenhams.

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About the author

Cooking has always been Zhoro’s passion, and he has been working in the industry for almost 10 years. The last 5 years of his life, he’s spent in London. Now he is head chef in Golborne Deli, Notting Hill.

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