Brussels Sprout Skewers with Mustard Marinade

Recipe posted in: Healthy Sides & Snacks

This recipe offers a way to prepare Brussels sprouts other than your typical roasting or pan frying. These grilled Brussels sprouts with mustard marinade are a nutritious side dish to bring to a party where there may not be many healthy options.

Servings: Makes about 4 skewers

On Nutrisystem, Count As: Each skewer counts as 1 Vegetable and 1 Extra

Ingredients:

  • 1 pound of Brussels sprouts
  • 4 tsp. whole grain mustard
  • 4 tsp. olive oil
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • Skewers

Directions:

  1. Bring a large pot of water to a boil then blanch sprouts for 3-4 minutes.
  2. Remove sprouts from pot and run under cold water. Pat dry.
  3. Trim bottom stems of the sprouts and remove outer leaves.
  4. Combine mustard, olive oil and seasonings in a small bowl. Toss sprouts in mixture then marinate for 30 minutes.
  5. Once marinated, place 3-4 sprouts on each skewer.
  6. Grill on grill pan or outside grill for 3-5 minutes, or until charred on all sides.
  7. When ready, remove the sprouts from the grill and toss with a bit more mustard sauce.