Brussels Sprouts with Green Peppers
What an easy recipe! Not only does this go well with almost any meal, but the pepper, celery and onion add to its nutritional value. -Diane Hixon of Niceville, Florida
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 25 min.
- 1 pound fresh brussels sprouts, halved
- 1/4 cup chopped green pepper
- 1/4 cup sliced celery
- 1/4 cup chopped onion
- 1 tablespoon butter
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/8 teaspoon pepper
- Place brussels sprouts in a saucepan with 1 in. of water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 7 minutes. Meanwhile, in a large nonstick skillet, saute the green pepper, celery and onion in butter for 2 minutes. Drain brussels sprouts and add to vegetable mixture. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Cook and stir for 3-5 minutes or until sprouts are tender.
Nutrition Facts3/4 cup: 82 calories, 3g fat (2g saturated fat), 8mg cholesterol, 212mg sodium, 12g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 5g fiber), 4g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 vegetable, 1/2 fat.
Originally published as Brussels Sprouts and Green Peppers in Light & Tasty October/November 2005