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Pecan Brussels Sprouts Recipe

Pecan Brussels Sprouts Recipe

Your family will eagerly eat their vegetables when you serve this dish. Crunchy pecans are a nice contrast to the tender brussels sprouts.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 12 ounces fresh or frozen brussels sprouts (about 3 cups)
  • 3 tablespoons water
  • 1 cup pecan halves
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg

Directions

  • 1. Trim bussels spouts and cut an x in the core of each. In a microwave-safe dish, combine the brussels sprouts and water. Cover and microwave on high for 3-4 minutes or until tender; drain. Add the pecans, butter, salt, pepper and nutmeg; toss to coat. Yield: 4 servings.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (3/4 cup) equals 274 calories, 25 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 15 mg cholesterol, 227 mg sodium, 11 g carbohydrate, 6 g fiber, 5 g protein.