Brussels sprouts as a side dish

  • 17/11/2005
  • Easy
  • 4
  • 30 min

In the miniature form of Brussels sprouts there is an abundance of beneficial components which help fight various illnesses. According to ancient believes it is good to dream Brussels sprouts. Its meaning being, that it will bring an individual and their family happiness and good fortune.

Ingredients

  • 800 g Brussels sprouts, cleaned
  • 40 g butter
  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • 2 tablespoons bread crumbs
  • 1 tablespoons Vegeta
  • 1 garlic clove, minced

Preparation

  1. 1.
    Place the Brussels sprouts in hot, mildly salted water, and cook until they soften (approx.15 minutes). If you find a few bigger ones cut them in half to ensure they all soften up.
  2. 2.
    Melt the butter, in a wider pan, add the oil and roughly fry the bread crumbs.
  3. 3.
    Place Brussels sprouts, in the bread crumbs and add Vegeta Gourmet Stock Powder, garlic and mix well on mild heat, for around 2-3 minutes.

Serving

Brussels sprouts prepared in this way can be served as side dish to any cooked meat.

Advice

Brussels sprouts can also be served as a main meal, by topping with sour cream.

Energy and nutritive values

Energy and nutritive values are calculated for one serving (i.e. for 1 person). If it is a dessert, energy and nutritive values have been calculated for 100 g.

Nutrient Unit of measure Amount F rda (%) M rda (%)
Energy values kcal / kJ 224 / 936 - -
Fat g 16,12 - -
Carbohydrates g 20,04 - -
Dietary fibre g 7,45 - -
Protein g 5,65 - -
Salt g 0,38 0 0
Vitamin A μg 1.743,83 44 35
Vitamin D μg 6,08 3 3
Vitamin E mg 7,95 36 36
Vitamin C mg 124,23 166 138
Potassium mg 647,06 17 17
Calcium mg 83,36 8 8
Phosphorous mg 120,39 15 15

* RDA is based on daily allowances for women of 2000 kcal, and for men of 2900 kcal at the age of 25 to 50. (Source: DRI reports - Macronutrients, Elements, Vitamins, www.nap.edu; Genesis R&D and Podravka d.d.)