Brussels Sprouts with Chestnuts & Sage

Brussels Sprouts with Chestnuts & Sage

Makes: 12 servings, about 1/2 cup each
Active Time: 35 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes

Chestnuts and Brussels sprouts are a classic pair—the toasty, rich nuts balance the sprouts. This dish cuts down on the holiday oven gridlock because it can be done on the stovetop.

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Ingredients

  • 2 pounds Brussels sprouts, trimmed and halved
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 3/4 cup coarsely chopped chestnuts, (about 4 ounces; see Tip)
  • 2 teaspoons chopped fresh sage
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • Freshly ground pepper to taste

Preparation

  1. Bring a large saucepan of water to a boil. Add Brussels sprouts and cook until bright green and just tender, 6 to 8 minutes. Drain well.
  2. Melt butter with oil and broth in a large skillet over medium heat. Add Brussels sprouts, chestnuts and sage and cook, stirring often, until heated through, 2 to 4 minutes. Season with salt and pepper. Serve warm or at room temperature.

Tips & Notes

Make Ahead Tip: Prepare through Step 1, cover and refrigerate for up to 8 hours.

Tip: You don’t need to prepare your own chestnuts for this dish. Cooked and peeled chestnuts are available in jars at this time of year. Look for them in the baking aisle or near other seasonal food items.

Nutrition Facts

  • Servings Per Recipe 12
  • Amount Per serving
  • Calories 68
  • % Daily values *
  • 5% Total Fat 3g
    • 5% Saturated Fat 1g
    • Trans Fat 0g
    • Monounsaturated Fat 1g
  • 1% Cholesterol 3mg
  • 9% Potassium 311mg
  • 5% Sodium 123mg
  • 3% Total Carbohydrate 10g
    • 12% Dietary Fiber 3g
    • Sugars 2g
  • 4% Protein 2g

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Nutrients Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less than 2400mg 2400mg
Total Carbohydrate Equals 300g 375g
Dietary Fiber Equals 25g 30g

Recipe by EatingWell.com

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