5 Brussels Sprouts Recipes to Make Tonight

5 Brussels Sprouts Recipes to Make Tonight

A favorite fall crop, Brussels sprouts star in these five recipes each containing less than 350 calories. Packed with vitamins C and K, as well as fiber, this cruciferous vegetable is a perfect immunity booster during cold and flu season.

1. PORK TENDERLOIN WITH ROASTED BRUSSELS SPROUTS | MYFITNESSPAL’S RECIPES

Spice-rubbed roasted pork tenderloin is drizzled with a sweet and tangy sauce and ready in less than 40 minutes. The recipe makes 4 servings at 3 ounces of pork, 3 ounces of Brussels sprouts and 1 tablespoon of sauce each.

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 215; Total Fat: 6g; Saturated Fat: 2g; Monounsaturated Fat: 2g; Cholesterol: 74mg; Sodium: 312mg; Carbohydrate: 14g; Dietary Fiber: 5g; Sugar: 5g; Protein: 28g

2. HONEY-GLAZED BRUSSELS SPROUTS AND BEETS | THE ROASTED ROOT

Impress guests with this low-calorie dish, where the sweetness of honey-glazed Brussels sprouts and beets is cut by tangy blue cheese. Recipe makes 4 servings at about 3/4 cup each.

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 215; Total Fat: 15g; Saturated Fat: 5g; Monounsaturated Fat: 6g; Cholesterol: 15mg; Sodium: 149mg; Carbohydrate: 15g; Dietary Fiber: 2g; Sugar: 11g; Protein: 4g

3. BALSAMIC BACON BRUSSELS SPROUTS | MYFITNESSPAL’S RECIPES

Caramelized Brussels sprouts are cooked with crispy bacon, then tossed in a balsamic glaze in this 136-calorie side. Recipe makes 4 servings at 1 cup each.

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 136; Total Fat: 5g; Saturated Fat: 2g; Monounsaturated Fat: 0g; Cholesterol: 15mg; Sodium: 316mg; Carbohydrate: 16g; Dietary Fiber: 5g; Sugar: 7g; Protein: 9g

4. PESTO “ZOODLES” WITH BRUSSELS SPROUTS | MYFITNESSPAL’S RECIPES

This recipe calls for spiralized turnips topped with homemade pesto and shredded Brussels sprouts. Recipe makes 3 servings at 2 cups each.

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 306; Total Fat: 27g; Saturated Fat: 3g; Monounsaturated Fat: 18g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 491mg; Carbohydrate: 15g; Dietary Fiber: 5g; Sugar: 7g; Protein: 5g

5. WARM BRUSSELS SPROUTS AND PEAR SALAD | BUDGET BYTES

This 100-calorie, warm winter salad combines Brussels sprouts, sliced pear and dried cranberries for a burst of tangy flavor. Speed up preparation by using a pre-shredded bag of Brussels sprouts. Recipe makes 4 servings at about 3 ounces each.

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 107; Total Fat: 1g; Saturated Fat: 0g; Monounsaturated Fat: 0g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 22mg; Carbohydrate: 25g; Dietary Fiber: 5g; Sugar: 14g; Protein: 3g

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