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.
- 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
- 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.
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.
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