LEMONY, CREAMY BRUSSEL SPROUTS & CELERY

07 Jun LEMONY, CREAMY BRUSSEL SPROUTS & CELERY

Have this high protein tasty salad as part of your diet meal plan.  This unbelievable salad will be a great part of weight loss goals.

INGREDIENT ITEMS

  • Salted water (to cover)
  • 1 lb fresh Brussels sprouts (cleaned and ends trimmed and scored with an “X”)
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 4 ribs celery, trimmed and cut on diagonal 1/4 inch thick
  • 1/4 teaspoon celery seed
  • 1 tablespoon flour
  • 1 cup skim milk
  • Zest of one lemon
  • Juice of half a lemon
  • Pepper to taste

DIRECTIONS

  1. Bring the salted water to a boil.
  2. Drop sprouts into boiling water and cook until tender, about 15 minutes. (test for doneness with a fork).
  3. In a separate medium saucepan, melt the butter on MEDIUM until shimmery, stir in the celery and celery seed and cook until celery is beginning to soften.
  4. Sti in the flour and continue stirring to begin making your roux.
  5. Add milk 1 Tablespoon at a time, stirring constantly.
  6. Cook until smooth and thickened, about 5 minutes.
  7. Stir in the zest, lemon juice, pepper to taste. Toss with Brussels sprouts and serve.

Prep Time:

10 minutes

Cook Time:

30 minutes

Ready In:

40 minutes

NUTRITION FACTS

  • Calories: 71
  • Total Fat: 3 grams
  • Protein: 3 grams
  • Saturated Fat: 2 grams
  • Carbohydrates: 9 grams
  • Net Carboyhdrates: 6 grams