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Pasta with Brussels Sprouts

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 30 min.


4 servings

Updated: Sep. 30, 2022
Even family members who don't care for brussels sprouts won't be able to resist them tossed with pasta in a light cream sauce.


  • 6 cups water
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 package (16 ounces) frozen brussels sprouts
  • 1 cup uncooked spiral pasta
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 2 tablespoons heavy whipping cream
  • 2 tablespoons grated onion
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper


  1. In a large saucepan, bring water and salt to a boil. Add brussels sprouts and pasta. Return to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 6-8 minutes or until sprouts and pasta are tender. Drain.
  2. Combine the remaining ingredients; pour over pasta mixture and toss to coat.

Nutrition Facts

1/2 cup: 253 calories, 15g fat (9g saturated fat), 41mg cholesterol, 722mg sodium, 25g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 5g fiber), 7g protein.

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