How To Cook Brussels Sprouts In The Microwave
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These microwave brussels sprouts are amazing! Cooking brussels sprouts in the microwave is so easy and they come out perfect!
Microwave cooked brussels sprouts are bright green and tender – so healthy and delicious!
In this easy recipe, brussels sprouts are cooked in a microwave – that’s it! With this easy new way of cooking brussels sprouts, chances are you’ll get to eat them more often since they are so easy to make. When you try cooking brussels sprouts in the microwave, you will never steam them any other way! Steaming brussels sprouts with an awkward pot of boiling water will be a thing of the past :)
Brussels sprouts is a very healthy vegetable and it’s also very yummy too! Many people who don’t like brussels sprouts simply never tried the correctly cooked and seasoned brussels sprouts.
The most common mistake people make while cooking brussels sprouts is overcooking them. Just like with most other vegetables, overcooking brussels sprouts will turn them into a disgusting mush! Brussels sprouts should still be somewhat crispy when they are done cooking. When in doubt, undercook! The brussels sprouts continue cooking on their own for a few minutes while they are extremely hot, so they will get even softer. If you cook them to the point that they are very soft, they will end up mushy due to this extra internal cooking.
After you cooked them properly, another thing you need to do to make brussels sprouts tasty is season them. And it doesn’t mean drowning them in ranch dressing! All you need to do to bring out the best flavor in brussels sprouts is sprinkle them with salt, pepper and garlic powder and toss them in a little olive oil. Salt and extra-virgin olive oil really enhance the flavor of brussels sprouts.
Enjoy these healthy and delicious microwave cooked brussels sprouts!
Other Healthy Microwave Recipes
If you like microwave steamed brussels sprouts, you will also love these easy microwave recipes:
- Microwave Apple Slices
- Microwave Asparagus
- Microwave Broccoli
- Microwave Green Beans
- Microwave Baked Potato
- Microwave Banana Bread
Microwave Brussels Sprouts
- 1 lb brussels sprouts
- 1/4 cup water
- seasonings to taste
Recommended Kitchen Tools (click the links below to see the items used to make this recipe)
- Cut off the brown ends from the brussels sprouts and discard.
- Put brussels sprouts in a microwave-safe bowl and add water. Cover the bowl with a microwave-safe lid.
- Put the bowl with brussels sprouts in the microwave and microwave on High for 6 minutes.
- Carefully remove cooked brussels sprouts from the microwave and drain.
- Season brussels sprouts with seasonings of your choice (I like to sprinkle them with salt, pepper and garlic powder, drizzle with extra-virgin olive oil and toss to coat).
I like to chop one Brussel sprout, add a little water, and microwave for 90 seconds. Then add it to my morning eggs or my lunchtime ramen soup!