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 TimePrep/Total Time: 15 min.
- 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
- 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.
Editor's NoteThis recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.
Nutrition Facts3/4 cup: 274 calories, 25g fat (5g saturated fat), 15mg cholesterol, 227mg sodium, 11g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 6g fiber), 5g protein.
Originally published as Pecan Brussels Sprouts in 2004 Taste of Home Calendar