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Secret Brussels Sprouts

 Secret Brussels Sprouts
My husband and I have always loved brussels sprouts, but our kids wouldn't touch them until I made this recipe. Tomato juice and cheese give this vegetable a place on the family table.—Diane Hixon, Niceville, Florida
6 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 30 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 small onion, sliced
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons King Arthur Unbleached All-Purpose Flour
  • 1 cup tomato juice
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 packages (10 ounces each) frozen brussels sprouts or 1-1/4 pounds fresh brussels sprouts, cooked and drained
  • 1/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese

Directions

  • In a skillet, saute onion in butter until tender. Remove onion and
  • set aside. Blend flour into the drippings. Add tomato juice; cook
  • and stir over low heat until thickened and smooth. Stir in the
  • sugar, salt, pepper and onion. Arrange the Brussels sprouts into a
  • greased 1-qt. baking dish; top with the tomato sauce. Sprinkle with
  • cheese. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 15 minutes. Yield: 6
  • servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 93 calories, 5 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 15 mg cholesterol, 415 mg sodium, 9 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 4 g protein.