Thyme-Braised Brussels Sprouts

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Thyme-Braised Brussels Sprouts

Brussels sprouts braised in broth and thyme is a surprisingly simple preparation that yields rich and savory results.

Yield: 4 servings, 3/4 cup each
Active Time: 10
Total Time: 20

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 shallots, sliced
  • 1 pound Brussels sprouts, trimmed
  • 1 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth or “no-chicken” broth
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons chopped fresh thyme or 1/2 teaspoon dried
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper

Preparation

Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add shallots and Brussels sprouts and cook, stirring often, until the shallots are starting to brown and the Brussels sprouts are browned in spots, 2 to 4 minutes. Stir in broth, thyme, salt and pepper; cover and reduce heat to medium-low. Cook until the Brussels sprouts are tender, 10 to 15 minutes.

Nutrition

Nutrition Per Serving

calories 88
fat 4 g (1 g sat, 3 g mono)
cholesterol 0 mg
carbohydrates 11 g
protein 4 g
fiber 3 g
sodium 311 mg
potassium 480 mg

Nutrition Bonus Vitamin C (130% daily value), Vitamin A (22% dv), Folate (20% dv).

Carbohydrate Serving 1

Exchanges 1 vegetable, 1 fat

From EatingWell September/October 2010