Fancy Brussels Sprouts


Classifications: Vegetables

Qty Measure Ingredient


1 cup water

1/4 cup fresh parsley, minced

1 teaspoon sugar

1/2 teaspoon salt, optional

2 pints fresh Brussels sprouts, halved OR

2 10oz pkgs frozen Brussels sprouts, thawed

1 8oz can waterchestnuts, drained and diced

1 tablespoon butter or margarine

Instructions: In a saucepan over medium heat, bring water, parsley, sugar and salt to a boil. Add Brussels sprouts. Cover and simmer for 6-8 minutes or until tender; drain. Add water chestnuts and butter; heat through.



Background: Note: DIABETIC EXCHANGES: one serving (prepared with margarine and without salt) equals 2 vegetable, 1/2 fat; also, 67 calories, 34 mg sodium, 0 cholesterol, 11 gm carbohydrate, 3 gm protein, 2 gm fat.

Serves: 6

Food Exchanges: