Monday, October 21, 2013

Brussels Sprouts Cooking

We see many places cooking Brussels Sprouts. Costco sells it.

 I think they normally grill or braise.

This is my way.
Pan fried Brussels sprouts and Asparagus.
Just use olive oil and red pepper, garlic, pepper and salt.
Drop soy sauce for essence and can use some dried herbs.

This is Japanese, Hijiki salad
I just added Brussels sprouts.
I use Hijiki, lotus root, gobo and French bean.

Nutrition Fact
Brussels sprouts are small leafy green buds resemble like miniature cabbages in appearance. The buds are exceptionally rich in protein, dietary fiber, vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants, which work wonders to get rid of many health troubles. In fact, a renewed interest is growing about health benefits these sprouts have to offer.

Brussels sprouts are one of the low-glycemic nutritious vegetables that should be considered in weight reduction programs. 100 g brussels sprouts provide just 45 calories, nonetheless, contain 3.38 g of protein, 3.80 g of dietary fiber (10% of RDA) and zero cholesterol.

Brussels sprouts are an excellent source of vitamin C; 100 g sprouts provide about 85 mg or 142% of RDA. Together with other antioxidant vitamins such as vitamin A and E, it helps protect the body by trapping harmful free radicals.

Brussels Sprouts are the good source of another anti-oxidant vitamin A, provides about 754 IU per 100g. Vitamin A is required for maintaining healthy mucus membranes and skin and is essential for acuity of vision. Foods rich in this vitamin have been found to offer protection against lung and oral cavity cancers.

Excellent vegetable!

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