Brussel Sprouts

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Nutrition
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Brussel Sprouts

Brussel Sprouts

-Can prevent some cancers-Weight reduction-Brussels sprouts are a storehouse of several flavonoid anti-oxidants

-An excellent source of vitamin C and K.-High in protein-

Growing Season-Early Spring-Grown in California

Fun Facts-Over 110 different types of sprouts.-The sprout industry is now worth £650,000,000.-The heaviest ever sprout was grown in 1992 and weighed 8.3kg (18lb/3oz).

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Shaved Brussels Sprouts Salad with Dijon Vinaigrette1 quart Brussels sprouts, thinly shaved by hand or on a small mandoline $1 cup roasted pecan halves, slightly broken up $1 cup shaved Pecorino Romano cheese (or Parmigiano-Reggiano) $1/2 cup pulled fresh flat-leaf parsley leaves, lightly chopped1/4 cup Dijon VinaigretteKosher saltFreshly ground black pepper

Brussels sprouts are rich in many valuable nutrients. They are an excellent source of vitamin C and vitamin K. They are a very good source of numerous nutrients including folate, manganese, vitamin B6, dietary fiber, etc.


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