Microwave Brussels Sprouts Recipe
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Microwave Brussels Sprouts Recipe

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When your conventional oven is filled with the turkey and side dishes, these dressed-up brussels sprouts can be prepared in the microwave. I think you will agree the cheese topping makes these sprouts special enough to include in a holiday meal. -Gloria Warczak, Cedarburg, Wisconsin
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES: 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 pounds brussels sprouts
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/4 teaspoon celery salt
  • Pinch pepper
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/3 cup finely crushed cornflakes
  • 1 tablespoon butter, melted

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (3/4 cup) equals 88 calories, 4 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 11 mg cholesterol, 151 mg sodium, 11 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 5 g protein.

Directions

  1. Place the brussels sprouts in a 1-1/2-qt. microwave-safe dish; add water. Sprinkle with celery salt and pepper. Cover and microwave on high for 6-8 minutes or until tender, stirring and rotating a quarter turn every 2 minutes. Drain. Sprinkle with cheese; microwave on high for 30-60 seconds or until cheese begins to melt. Combine cornflakes and butter; sprinkle over sprouts. Yield: 8 servings.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.
Originally published as Microwave Brussels Sprouts in Taste of Home October/November 1998, p31

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (3/4 cup) equals 88 calories, 4 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 11 mg cholesterol, 151 mg sodium, 11 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 5 g protein.

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Reviewed Feb. 2, 2011

"Just made this tonight because I was looking for an easy recipe using cheese and my frozen brussels sprouts. It was very easy to make and everyone loved it. I will definetely make this one again."

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