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Brussels Sprouts with Leeks

THIS is a dish I’ve tried a few times for my husband and me. Since we both love Brussel sprouts, I often experiment with different combinations to enhance the taste. We found leeks give the sprouts a special flavor.
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
  • Makes
    2 servings


  • 10 Brussels sprouts, trimmed and halved
  • 1 medium leek (white portion only), thinly sliced
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • Dash salt


  • In a large saucepan, bring 1 in. water and Brussels sprouts to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 8 minutes.
  • Add leek; cover and simmer 2-4 minutes longer or until vegetables are tender. Drain; stir in butter and salt.
Nutrition Facts
1 cup: 118 calories, 6g fat (4g saturated fat), 15mg cholesterol, 146mg sodium, 15g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 4g fiber), 4g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 fat.

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  • daisey5
    Mar 12, 2014

    These were very good and easy.

  • kpioch
    Feb 3, 2013

    very good - a keeper

  • galeforcewinds
    Oct 22, 2012

    The leeks really add flavor. The whole family liked this recipe.

  • jmkasprak
    Nov 15, 2011

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