Loretta Sebastiani

Loretta Sebastiani
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Brussel sprout simple side dish
( Cavolini di Bruxelles schiacciati)

Our original home cooking

My husband and I are used to eat a lot of brussel sprouts, especially in winter when they are in season. But I cook them all year round because I buy frozen brussel sprouts too. They are good according to me and so healthy to try to eat them whenever it is possible. Do you agree? :))

difficulty: easy

time: 30 minutes

calories: 174 (kCal)

Ingre dients / Serves 2

  • 450g (1 pound) frozen brussel sprouts
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon dried rosemary
  • Salt
easy recipe
preparation: 5 minutes
cooking: 20 to 25 minutes
total: 30 minutes
How many calories in a serving?
Calories: 174 (kcal) 9 % - 730 (kJ)
Protein: 9,6 (g) 18 % GDA
Total fat: 11,1 (g) 16 % GDA
Total carbohydrate: 9,6 (g) 4 % GDA
Sugars: 7,5 (g) 8 % GDA

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Simple to do brussel sprout recipe

Preparation and cooking

  • - Steam brussel sprouts until tender.
  • - When still hot, crush them with a fork on a platter.
    Transfer pureed brussel sprouts together with olive oil and rosemary into a non-stick frying pan.
    Season to taste with salt.
  • - Let them cook, on medium heat, stirring often, until any cooking juice is well reduced.

Just before serving

  • - Serve this side dish still hot.



  • - I have never had leftovers and so I can't say if this side dish is good when heated up.
  • - If you use fresh brussel sprouts, remember to buy 600g (1 1/3 pounds) of these vegetables.

Menu planning

  • - Generally, I prepare brussel sprouts this way as side dish for meat and fish without any sauce, especially tomato sauce.

Healthy eating

  • - I point out the high amount of fiber of this dish. 11.4 grams, about one-third of the daily requirement. My husband and I always abound with vegetables. So we can reduce the portion of meat or fish. Our health gains a lot but our wallet and the environment too ;))