Brussels sprouts à la Lombarde

Brussels sprouts à la Lombarde
Brussels sprouts cooked on the side, strips of ham, tomato sauce and Mascarpone cheese.
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Last modified on: December 13th 2023

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Stage 1 - 40 min.
Brussels sprouts à la Lombarde
Prepare and cook 1 kg Brussels sprouts.

Set aside.

Stage 2 - 2 min.
Brussels sprouts à la Lombarde
Cut 2 slices ham into small pieces or strips.

Set aside.

Stage 3 - 3 min.
Brussels sprouts à la Lombarde

Stage 4 - 1 min.
Brussels sprouts à la Lombarde
In a large saucepan over medium heat, pour in 3 tablespoons olive oil and when hot, add the shallot, salt and pepper.

Cook for 1 minute without browning.

Stage 5 - 2 min.
Brussels sprouts à la Lombarde
Add the ham and cook for a further 2 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Stage 6 - 5 min.
Brussels sprouts à la Lombarde
Add 200 g Tomato sauce (for pizzas), mix well and wait for it to boil.

Stage 7 - 8 min.
Brussels sprouts à la Lombarde
Add 250 g Mascarpone, stir well and wait for the mixture to return to the boil.

Stage 8 - 10 min.
Brussels sprouts à la Lombarde
Finish with the cooked Brussels sprouts, mix well, lower the heat and allow to thicken gently to your liking.

Check the seasoning and serve.
Use the ham of your choice, white, dry or smoked. You'll see from the photos that I used white and dry ham.

If you don't have tomato sauce, replace it with a tablespoon of tomato paste and increase the mascarpone by half.
A few days in the fridge, protected by cling film.
Home made.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
2,443 Kcal or 10,228 Kj94 gr205 gr326 gr
122 %36 %19 %49 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
151 Kcal or 632 Kj6 gr13 gr20 gr
8 %2 %1 %3 %
Per person
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
611 Kcal or 2,558 Kj24 gr51 gr81 gr
31 %9 %5 %12 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).
Possible allergens in this recipe: Celery, Milk
How much will it cost?
  • For 4 people : 8.38 €
  • Per person : 2.10 €

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