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Nutmeg Brussels Sprouts Recipe

Nutmeg Brussels Sprouts Recipe

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. YIELD:4 servings


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


  • 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.