Brussels Sprouts with Lemon Sauce

Serve this healthful low-cal vegetable side dish recipe along with grilled or broiled chicken or beef. Fresh dill weed for the sauce is a subtle seasoning. Find fresh dill weed in the produce aisles or clip some from the garden.

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  • 3 cups brussels sprouts (12 oz.)
  • 3/4 cup chicken broth
  • 1 teaspoon butter
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons chicken broth
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 1/2 teaspoon finely shredded lemon peel
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 teaspoons snipped fresh dill weed
Trim stems of brussels sprouts and remove any of the wilted outer leaves.
In a medium saucepan combine brussels sprouts, the 3/4 cup broth, butter, and garlic. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, covered, for 7 to 10 minutes or until brussels sprouts are crisp-tender. Using a slotted spoon, transfer sprouts to a serving bowl. Keep warm.
Meanwhile, in a small bowl combine the 2 tablespoons chicken broth, the cornstarch, lemon peel, lemon juice, and pepper. Gradually add lemon mixture to hot broth in saucepan. Cook and stir over medium heat until mixture is thickened and bubbly. Cook and stir for 2 minutes more. Stir in fresh dill weed.
Pour lemon sauce over brussels sprouts. Makes 6 side-dish servings.

nutrition information

Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 39, Fat, total (g) 1, carb. (g) 6, fiber (g) 2, pro. (g) 2, vit. A (IU) 243, vit. C (mg) 37, sodium (mg) 167, calcium (mg) 20, iron (mg) 1, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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