Mustard Brussels Sprouts Recipe
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Mustard Brussels Sprouts Recipe

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Mustard boosts the green flavor of the sprouts in this versatile side dish. Great served with breaded chicken or pork chops. —Leah-Anne Schnapp, Grove City, Ohio
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:5 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES: 5 servings


  • 1-1/2 pounds fresh brussels sprouts
  • 1/3 cup chopped shallots
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1/3 cup half-and-half cream
  • 4-1/2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried tarragon
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 121 calories, 5g fat (3g saturated fat), 16mg cholesterol, 316mg sodium, 16g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 5g fiber), 6g protein Diabetic Exchanges: 2 vegetable, 1 fat.


  1. Cut an “X” in the core of each brussels sprout. In a Dutch oven, bring 1/2 in. of water to a boil. Add brussels sprouts; cover and cook for 8-12 minutes or until tender.
  2. Meanwhile, in a small saucepan, saute shallots in butter until tender. Add the cream, mustard, salt, tarragon and pepper. Cook and stir over medium heat until thickened. Drain sprouts; add cream mixture and heat through. Sprinkle with cheese. Yield: 5 servings.
Originally published as Mustard Brussels Sprouts in Healthy Cooking October/November 2011, p51

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bigmamacooks 177973
Reviewed Dec. 6, 2011

"My husband loves, loves loves Brussel Sprouts. Me....not so much. So, I am always looking for Brussel Sprout recipes. This one was great! Easy to make and flavorful. Don't leave out the tarragon! It elevates the sauce!"

mfl 184336
Reviewed Oct. 5, 2011

"This was delicious and I love Brussel sprouts"

debsus60 177971
Reviewed Sep. 19, 2011

"Very delicious. I don't usually like brussel sprouts. But with this recipe, I will be eating them a lot more."

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