Microwave Brussels Sprouts

Microwave Brussels Sprouts

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"When your conventional oven is filled with the turkey and side dishes, these dressed-up brussels sprouts can be prepared in the microwave. I think you will agree the cheese topping makes these sprouts special enough to include in a holiday meal. -Gloria Warczak, Cedarburg, Wisconsin"
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20 m servings
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  1. 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 8-10 minutes or until tender, stirring and rotating a quarter turn every 3 minutes. Drain. Sprinkle with cheese; microwave on high for 1-2 minutes or until cheese begins to melt. Combine cornflakes and butter; sprinkle over sprouts.


  • Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 700-watt microwave.


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The spices are nice and do not overpower the sprouts. Great easy side dish for a weeknight meal.

This wasn't bad! I needed a microwave recipe (oven busy, of course!) and this fit the bill. I used 1 lb frozen Brussels sprouts and after sprinkling seasoned salt over (using what I had in the ...

added french fried onions instead of cornflakes- even my kids ate them.

These were fantastic and easy! My husband found the recipe and made them because we had the ingredients on hand. He was very skeptical, but loved them! The best part was my son who hates brussel...

This was delicious. The best brussel sprouts I've ever made! Couldn't find the celery salt so I used a bit of celery seed instead. Perfect!

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