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Sprouts with Water Chestnuts Recipe

Sprouts with Water Chestnuts Recipe

This tasty side dish has become a family favorite at Thanksgiving, as well as throughout the year. A creamy sauce and water chestnuts give the sprouts a nice lift. —Genelle Smith Hanover, Pennsylvania
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:9 servings


  • 2 pounds fresh brussels sprouts, trimmed and halved
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1 can (8 ounces) sliced water chestnuts, drained


  • 1. Place sprouts in a steamer basket; place in a large saucepan over 1 in. of water. Bring to a boil; cover and steam for 9-11 minutes or until crisp-tender.
  • 2. Meanwhile, in a small saucepan, melt butter; stir in flour, salt and pepper until smooth. Gradually stir in broth. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Stir in water chestnuts. Transfer brussels sprouts to a serving dish; serve with water chestnut mixture. Yield: 9 servings.

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup: 86 calories, 3g fat (2g saturated fat), 7mg cholesterol, 222mg sodium, 14g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 5g fiber), 4g protein.

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lange187 User ID: 1361794 144817
Reviewed Jul. 28, 2010

"So simple, very tasty -- what a great way to dress up brussel sprouts!"

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