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Sesame Brussels Sprouts Recipe
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Sesame Brussels Sprouts Recipe

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"I love brussels sprouts," says Melanie DuLac of Worcester, Massachusetts. "Prepared this way, they're nicely seasoned and get a bit of crunch from sesame seeds."
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:2 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES: 2 servings


  • 1/2 pound fresh brussels sprouts, halved
  • 1-1/4 cups water, divided
  • 1 teaspoon chicken bouillon granules
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch
  • 4 teaspoons soy sauce
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 teaspoon sesame seeds, toasted

Nutritional Facts

One 1/2-cup serving (prepared with reduced-sodium soy sauce) equals 88 calories, 1 g fat (trace saturated fat), trace cholesterol, 1008 mg sodium, 16 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 5 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 vegetable.


  1. In a large saucepan, cook the brussels sprouts in 1 cup water and bouillon for 6-8 minutes or until tender; drain and keep warm. In the same pan, combine the sugar, cornstarch, soy sauce, garlic and remaining water until blended. Bring to a boil over medium heat; cook and stir for 1 minute or until thickened. Add sprouts and toss to coat. Sprinkle with sesame seeds. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Sesame Brussels Sprouts in Taste of Home October/November 2002, p22

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Reviewed Nov. 10, 2014

"quite tasty!"

Reviewed Jan. 17, 2012

"This recipe was in one of the Taste of Home cookbooks which I lost! I was so happy to find it here becaue it was my favorite way to eat brussel sprouts. Savory, crispy goodness. If your family doesn't care for brussel sprouts, try again with this recipe!"

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