Steamed Brussels Sprouts with Cheese Sauce

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Prep Time: 15 minutes

Total Time: 45 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 pound Brussels sprouts, cut in half
  • 1/4 cup reduced fat mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup skim milk
  • 1/4 cup reduced fat sharp cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 2 teaspoons cooking sherry

Instructions

To steam Brussels sprouts, place a steamer basket in a saucepan filled with a ½-inch of water (water should not touch the bottom of the steamer basket). Place halved Brussels sprouts in steamer basket. Cover tightly and heat to boiling; reduce heat to low and steam 20 to 25 minutes or until tender. Meanwhile, in a small saucepan combine mayonnaise, milk and cheddar cheese. Over medium heat, cook and stir until heated through and cheese is melted. Add cooking sherry and stir until combined. Pour over steamed Brussels sprouts.

Cook’s note: Try steamed asparagus, broccoli or cauliflower instead of Brussels sprouts.


Yield: 6 servings

Nutritional Info

  • Calories = 81
  • Fat = 4 gm
  • Saturated fat = 1 gm
  • Trans fat = 0 gm
  • Cholesterol = 7 mg
  • Protein = 4 gm
  • Sodium = 133
  • Carbohydrate = 9 gm
  • Fiber = 3 grams
  • Calcium = 111 mg
  • Calories from fat = 44%

Food exchanges: 2 vegetable, 1/2 fat