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This is an easy way to add a healthy vegetable to any meal.


IngredientsA yellow plate of cooked brussel sprouts sitting on a table.

  • 10 ounces Brussels sprouts
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 2 small shallots or 1 small yellow onion, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup reduced sodium fat-free chicken broth
  • 1/8 teaspoon nutmeg



  1. Remove any yellow leaves from sprouts and trim bottoms. Cut a shallow X in the stem of each sprout. Bring about 2 inches of water to a boil in a 2 or 3 quart pot. Place steamer basket inside pot. Place sprouts in steamer. Cover and steam on high heat about 10 minutes, until crisp-tender.
  2. Meanwhile, in medium skillet, heat oil. Add shallots or onion and sauté about 2 minutes. When sprouts are done, add to skillet.
  3. Add broth. Cover and cook over medium heat 2 minutes, until broth is absorbed. Season with nutmeg.


Nutrition Facts    
Serving Size: about 1/2 cup  
Servings per recipe: 4  
Amount Per Serving    
Calories 53   Calories from fat 18
    % Daily Value
Total Fat 2g 4%
Saturated Fat trace 2%
Cholesterol 0 0%
Sodium 87mg 4%
Carbohydrate 7g 2%
Dietary Fiber 2g 10%
Protein 3g 5%
Vitamin A   24%
Vitamin C   91%
Folacin   10%
Calcium   3%
Iron   5%
Potassium   8%
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