Brussels sprouts can easily become one of your magic weapons when it comes to quick dish prep and festive look. You can get it all ready in 30-40 minutes depending on how many Brussels sprouts you need to cup up and shred! It is one of the best vegetables that offers an infinite myriad of benefits. Make you food choices wider and Holiday gatherings more festive.
Brussels Sprouts With A Festive Nutty, Berry And Cheese Taste
According to the USDA National Nutrient Database, one cup of raw Brussels sprouts (about 88 grams) provides only 38 calories, 0 grams of fat, 8 grams of carbohydrate (including 3 grams of sugar and 2 grams of fiber) and 3 grams of protein.
Consuming one cup of Brussels sprouts will provide 195% of vitamin K, 125% of vitamin C, and 10% or more of vitamin A, vitamin B-6, folate, potassium and manganese needs for the day.
Brussels sprouts cook within 5-6 minutes without getting too mushy. Sauteed onions add a beautiful flavor to sprouts. And with crushed pepper and herbal spices, you can achieve one of the tastiest and healthiest food offers ever!
Please remember to add Parmesan cheese after the Brussels sprouts are cooled, otherwise you will have a melted cheese cap over your amazing dish. Nothing wrong with that, unless you plan to serve it to your guests.
This deliciously nutritious dish would be a nice side to any of your proteins: fish, chicken, beef or tofu.
This brussels sprouts dish is very much nicely presentable for your Holiday table. Depending on an occasion – Thanksgiving or Christmas or Sunday brunch – add the elements to a dish to decorate for and be representative of that very occasion it is being served for.
Sprinkle pistachios and cranberries over the top, sprinkle with Parmesan cheese, decorate with fresh herbs and edible flowers. Sky’s the limit!
- 1.5 lbs Brussels sprouts
- 3 Tbsp olive oil
- 1/2 red or yellow onion, diced
- 1/2 cup dried cranberries
- 1/2 cup shelled & crushed pistachios
- 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese, grated
- Pepper, Salt to your taste
- Cook onions on in a skillet with olive oil until tender.
- Thinly slice brussels sprouts and add them to the onions. Cook until the sprouts tender. But do not overcook.
- Transfer the Brussels sprouts into a serving dish, add pistachios, cranberries and Parmesan cheese. Spice up to your taste.
- Enjoy the meal!