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Delicious Balsamic Brussels Sprouts

Written By Lina

Delicious Balsamic Brussels Sprouts with 3 smart points

  • 1 (16 oz) bag Brussels sprouts
  • Olive oil spray
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons fresh garlic, chopped
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1 dash cayenne pepper, to add spice, optional
  • 2-3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar, to taste


1. Poke a few holes in the bag of Brussels sprouts and steam in microwave for about 2-2½ minutes, until soft. To cook on cooktop: Add Brussels sprouts to a pot and add a little water. Cover pot and steam until soft, about 5 minutes. Drain and cut each in half.

2. Coat a large nonstick pan with olive oil cooking spray. Heat olive oil in pan. Add Brussels sprouts and garlic. Season with a little salt and pepper and a dash of cayenne, if desired. Saute over medium-high heat. Continue to stir often. Use a spatula to turn over several times. Add balsamic vinegar and continue to cook until blackened.

Makes 4 serving (each serving about ¾ cup)

Nutrition Facts

for 1 serving (~¾ cup)
85 calories
4g fat
0.5g sat fat
0mg chol
4g protein
12g carbs
4g fiber
104mg sodium
3g sugar

SmartPoints value : 3