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Pecan Brussels Sprouts

Your family will eagerly eat their vegetables when you serve this dish. Crunchy pecans are a nice contrast to the tender brussels sprouts.
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
  • Makes
    4 servings

Ingredients

  • 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

Directions

  • 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.
Nutrition Facts
3/4 cup: 274 calories, 25g fat (5g saturated fat), 15mg cholesterol, 227mg sodium, 11g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 6g fiber), 5g protein.

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  • mbasco
    Feb 3, 2009

    I tried this. Easy to make. Not much flavor.