Brussels sprouts, pistachio spread panini sandwich
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Brussels sprouts and pistachio spread will stay fresh in refrigerator for 1 week. Use it in as many meals with in a week.
Recipe type: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Serves: 5
  • For brussels sprouts chutney spread
  • 1½ cup - brussels sprouts
  • ½ cup - fresh mint leaves
  • 3-5 green chillies. Substitute with any chilies you have. Careful to use appropriately depending on spice level.
  • 4-5 garlic cloves
  • 2 tbsp - pistachios
  • ½ tsp - tamarind juice. If you don't have tamarind, you can use lemon or lime juice.
  • Salt
  • 1 tsp - cumin
  • For sandwich
  • Whole grain bread. Optional - whole bread with flax nuts
  • Your favorite veggies
  • Tomato slices
  • Red onion slices
  • Lettuce leaf
  • Fresh avocado slices.
  • All natural pepper jack cheese - optional. Vegans, skip cheese.
  1. Roast pistachios in a pan for few minutes. Stir. You shouldn't smell any raw pistachio.
  2. In a small pot, pour oil. Heat to medium.
  3. Add cumin. Fry till golden brown.
  4. Add green chillies, garlic cloves, mint and brussels sprouts.
  5. Close lid and cook for 3-4 minutes. Stir occasionally.
  6. Add salt. Stir and close lid. If you see water, cook without lid till all water evaporates. Turn off. Let it cool.
  7. Grind pistachios in a grinder to powder. Add brussels sprouts mixture. Pulse few times. Add tamarind juice or lemon juice. Pulse few more times. If you like, you can leave chunky. Or grind to paste. Remove into a bowl. This spread will stay fresh in refrigerator for 1 week. Use it for as many meals with in a week.
  8. Slice tomatoes and onions. Cut avocado into half. Remove avocado as slices with knife or spoon.
  9. Take 2 slices of bread. Spread brussels sprouts spread on one side of both bread pieces. Place cheese, tomato, onion slices in same order. You can add your favorite veggies or meat.
  10. Place sandwich in panini maker. Cook till golden brown. If you don't have panini maker, place sandwich on a griddle. Cook both sides till golden brown. After cooking, remove top bread slice and place lettuce leaf. If you place lettuce leaf before cooking on griddle, leaf is cooked slightly and color changes.
  11. Serve immediately and enjoy.
Recipe by Ujwala's Delicacies at