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Brussel Sprouts with Currants and Pine Nuts Recipe

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Submitted by dogfather53

Makes 4 servings



Fresh brussel sprouts with dried currants and pine nuts.

Recipe Ingredients for Brussel Sprouts with Currants and Pine Nuts

1 1/2 pounds Brussels sprouts, trimmed
1 tablespoon pine nuts
1 tablespoon butter
1/4 cup finely chopped shallots
2 tablespoons dried currants
1 teaspoon chopped fresh thyme
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1/2 cup fat-free, less-sodium chicken broth

Recipe Directions for Brussel Sprouts with Currants and Pine Nuts

  1. Separate sprouts into leaves, leaving just the center intact. Set aside.

  2. Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add nuts to pan; cook 2 minutes or until toasted, stirring constantly. Coarsely chop nuts.

  3. Melt butter in pan over medium-high heat. Add shallots to pan; sauté 1 minute or until golden, stirring frequently. Stir in Brussels sprouts centers and leaves, currants, thyme, salt, and pepper; toss to combine. Add broth. Cover, reduce heat, and cook 7 minutes. Increase heat to medium-high. Uncover; cook 4 minutes or until liquid evaporates and sprout centers are tender, stirring frequently. Remove from heat; sprinkle with nuts.

Categories

Vegetables, Side Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 220.1g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
124
Calories from Fat
44
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
4.9g
8%
Saturated Fat
2.1g
10%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
8mg
3%
Sodium
268mg
11%
Potassium
722mg
21%
Total Carbohydrates
17.9g
6%
Dietary Fiber
6.8g
27%
Sugars
4.1g
Protein
6.5g
Vitamin A 30% Vitamin C 245%
Calcium 8% Iron 17%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A
  Good points
  • Low in cholesterol
  • Very high in dietary fiber
  • High in iron
  • Very high in manganese
  • High in phosphorus
  • High in potassium
  • High in thiamin
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin B6
  • Very high in vitamin C
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