Shaved Brussels Sprouts and Leeks
From: The Balanced Plate
Brussels sprouts are the unsung hero of the table. I think they are a great test of character: Anyone who loves them must have good taste. My mom (a fantastic cook and my first culinary influence) makes a delicious version of this recipe adding toasted, chopped pecans. To be as great as her, spread out 1 cup of pecans on a baking sheet and toast at 350°F for 5 to 10 minutes. Chop 'em and toss in with the Brussels sprouts and leeks before serving. Yum. Thanks, Mama.
Copyright © 2005 by Renée Loux
Serving Suggestion: Excellent warm or at room temperature. Stores well for a day or two.
Calories from Fat 61 (64%)
(11%)Total Fat 7g
(5%)Saturated Fat 1g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 5g
Total Carbohydrate 8g
(10%)Dietary Fiber 2g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.
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