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MIAMI (CBSMiami) — ‘Tis the season of eating, but are you looking for a healthier option this holiday?

CBS4 News Anchor Eliott Rodriguez has the perfect recipe for you!

His honey-jalapeno Brussels sprouts are sure to be a new holiday favorite. They are delicious and very easy to make.



  • 1 bag of Brussels Sprouts
  • 8 oz of Honey
  • 1 tablespoon of Jalapeno
  • 1 teaspoon of Cayenne Pepper
  • 1 teaspoon of Black Peppercorns
  • 1 teaspoon of Salt



  1. Cut the end of the Brussels sprouts and remove any bad leaves.
  2. Then cut the Brussels sprouts in half.
  3. Sear Brussels sprouts in a pan until golden brown and tender. Then remove from the hot pan.
  4. Combine all other ingredients in a pot and bring to a low simmer
  5. Let simmer for 10 minutes, and then turn off the heat. Allow it to cool until room temperature.
  6. When the honey is cool enough, strain the honey mixture to remove jalapeno pieces and peppercorn
  7. Once strained, pour over seared Brussels sprouts or save for later use.

Eliott Rodriguez