Sunday, November 2, 2008

Creamy Brussel Sprouts or Green Beans

1 med. onion, quarter and thinly sliced
3 clobves garlic, minced
3 Tb. butter
2 lbs. brussel sprouts trimmed and halved OR 2 lbs. green beans
1 tsp. fresh thyme (or 1/4 tsp. dried thyme)
3/4 c. chicken broth
3/4 c. heavy cream
1/4 tsp. nutmeg
1/2 c. finely shredded paremesan
1/4 tsp. salt
1/8 tsp. pepper

Grease 1 1/2 qt baking dish. Saute onion and garlic in butter until softened. Stir in brussel sprouts and thyme. Cook for 3-4 minutes of until onions begin to brown. Add broth. Bring to boil. Cook, stirring occasionally for another 3-4 minutes until broth is nearly evaporated. Add cream & nutmeg. Cook for 4 min. until begins to thicken. Transfer to a baking dish. Stir in 1/2 the cheese and all of the salt & pepper. Sprinkle w/ remaining cheese. Bake uncovered at 350 degrees for 20-25 min. until sprouts are tender.

No comments: