Brussels Sprouts Creole
|Brussels sprouts||1 1⁄2 Pound (Fresh / Frozen)|
|Butter||1 1⁄2 Ounce|
|Onion||1 Large, finely chopped|
|Garlic||1 Clove (5 gm), crushed|
|Green pepper||1 , white pith removed, seeded and chopped|
|Tomatoes||1 Pound, blanched, peeled and chopped|
|Freshly ground black pepper||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Dried basil||1⁄4 Teaspoon|
With a sharp knife, trim any tough or discoloured outer leaves from the sprouts, and wash them thoroughly.
Cut a cross in the base of each sprout.
In a heavy, medium sized saucepan, melt the butter over moderate heat.
Add the onion, garlic and green pepper.
Cook them, stirring occasionally, for 8 minutes.
Add the tomatoes, sprouts, black pepper, basil and salt.
Taste the mixture and add more salt and pepper if necessary.
Reduce the heat to low, cover the pan and cook for 15 to 20 minutes, or until the sprouts are tender.
Turn the mixture into a warmed serving dish.
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 851 Calories from Fat 334
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 38 g58.7%
Saturated Fat 22.6 g113.2%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 91.4 mg30.5%
Sodium 2154.7 mg89.8%
Total Carbohydrates 119 g39.6%
Dietary Fiber 40.4 g161.7%
Sugars 43.8 g
Protein 33 g65.7%
Vitamin A 213.2% Vitamin C 1304.2%
Calcium 47.6% Iron 73.7%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet