Microwave Brussels Sprouts
“Prepare these dressed-up microwave Brussels sprouts when your conventional oven is filled with the main dish. I think you will agree the cheese topping makes these sprouts special enough to include in a holiday meal.” — Gloria Warczak, Cedarburg, Wisconsin
Photo: Taste of Home
- 1-1/2 pounds Brussels sprouts
- 1/4 cup water
- 1/4 tsp celery salt
- pinch pepper
- 1/2 cup shredded Cheddar cheese
- 1/3 cup finely crushed cornflakes
- 1 tbsp butter melted
- Place the brussels sprouts in a 1-1/2-qt. microwave-safe dish; add water. Sprinkle with celery salt and pepper. Cover and microwave on high for 6-8 minutes or until tender, stirring and rotating a quarter turn every 2 minutes. Drain. Sprinkle with cheese; microwave on high for 30-60 seconds or until cheese begins to melt. Combine cornflakes and butter; sprinkle over sprouts.
3/4 cup: 75 calories, 3g fat (1g saturated fat), 7mg cholesterol, 128mg sodium, 10g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 3g fibre), 4g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1/2 fat.