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Microwave Brussels Sprouts

Prepare these dressed-up microwave Brussels sprouts when your conventional oven is filled with the main dish. I think you will agree the cheese topping makes these sprouts special enough to include in a holiday meal. —Gloria Warczak, Cedarburg, Wisconsin
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
  • Makes
    8 servings


  • 1-1/2 pounds brussels sprouts
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/4 teaspoon celery salt
  • Pinch pepper
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/3 cup finely crushed cornflakes
  • 1 tablespoon butter, melted


  • Place the brussels sprouts in a 1-1/2-qt. microwave-safe dish; add water. Sprinkle with celery salt and pepper. Cover and microwave on high for 6-8 minutes or until tender, stirring and rotating a quarter turn every 2 minutes. Drain. Sprinkle with cheese; microwave on high for 30-60 seconds or until cheese begins to melt. Combine cornflakes and butter; sprinkle over sprouts.
Nutrition Facts
3/4 cup: 75 calories, 3g fat (1g saturated fat), 7mg cholesterol, 128mg sodium, 10g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 3g fiber), 4g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1/2 fat.

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  • 2124arizona
    Jun 25, 2017

    These cheesy sprouts are delightful!!

  • mayldar
    Feb 2, 2011

    Just made this tonight because I was looking for an easy recipe using cheese and my frozen brussels sprouts. It was very easy to make and everyone loved it. I will definetely make this one again.

  • abreendre
    Jul 19, 2007

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