Nutmeg Brussels Sprouts Recipe
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Nutmeg Brussels Sprouts Recipe

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Gladys De Boer of Castleford, Idaho provides this lightly spiced side dish with only a handful of ingredients for maximum ease. Gladys writes, “The trick with brussels sprouts is, don't overcook them!”
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 1 pound fresh brussels sprouts, halved
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 to 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 2 tablespoons butter

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup: 99 calories, 6g fat (4g saturated fat), 15mg cholesterol, 659mg sodium, 10g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 4g fiber), 4g protein.


  1. Place brussels sprouts and salt in a large saucepan; cover with water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 7-9 minutes or until crisp-tender.
  2. Drain and return to the pan. Add nutmeg and butter; saute for 2-3 minutes or until flavors are blended. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Nutmeg Brussels Sprouts in Simple & Delicious September/October 2007, p21

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luvscooking User ID: 5299229 66061
Reviewed Sep. 23, 2010

"My husband and I love brussels sprouts and this was very good. I'll make them again."

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