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Pasta with Brussels Sprouts Recipe

Pasta with Brussels Sprouts Recipe

Even family members who don't care for brussels sprouts won't be able to resist them tossed with pasta in a light cream sauce.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 6 cups water
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 package (16 ounces) frozen brussels sprouts
  • 1 cup uncooked spiral pasta
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 2 tablespoons heavy whipping cream
  • 2 tablespoons grated onion
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

Directions

  • 1. In a large saucepan, bring water and salt to a boil. Add brussels sprouts and pasta. Return to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 6-8 minutes or until sprouts and pasta are tender. Drain.
  • 2. Combine the remaining ingredients; pour over pasta mixture and toss to coat. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1/2 cup) equals 253 calories, 15 g fat (9 g saturated fat), 41 mg cholesterol, 722 mg sodium, 25 g carbohydrate, 5 g fiber, 7 g protein.