Brussels Sprouts with Walnut-Lemon Vinaigrette

 

Enjoy steamed Brussels sprouts dressed in a delicate vinaigrette flavored with fresh lemon and nutty walnut oil.

Makes: 4 servings, about 3/4 cup each

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INGREDIENTS

  • 1 pound Brussels sprouts, trimmed and quartered
  • 2 tablespoons walnut oil (can substitute olive oil)
  • 1 tablespoon minced shallot
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly grated lemon zest
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon whole-grain or Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Freshly ground pepper, to taste

PREPARATION

  1. Place Brussels sprouts in a steamer basket and steam in a large saucepan over 1 inch of boiling water until tender, 7 to 8 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, whisk oil, shallot, lemon zest, lemon juice, mustard, salt and pepper in a medium bowl.
  3. Add the sprouts to the dressing; toss to coat.

NUTRITION

Per serving: 108 calories; 7 g fat (1 g sat, 2 g mono); 0 mg cholesterol; 10 g carbohydrates; 0 g added sugars; 3 g protein; 3 g fiber; 188 mg sodium; 405 mg potassium.

Nutrition Bonus: Vitamin K (216% daily value), Vitamin C (130% dv), Vitamin A (20% dv), Folate (19% dv).

Carbohydrate Servings: 1/2

Exchanges: 1 1/2 vegetable, 1 1/2 fat