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Brussels sprouts with filberts

Prep time: 20 minutes

Cook time: 15 minutes

Serves 4

George Riolo of Roseville lost his recipe for Brussels sprouts with filberts. He was hoping for a recipe.

This Taste of Home recipe is credited to Gail Prather of Hastings, Neb., who shares that this easy recipe is tasty enough for company and homey enough for everyday dinners.

Be sure to check next week’s Mailbox for a sweet version of Brussels sprouts with hazelnuts recipe.

3 tablespoons butter

½ to 1 teaspoon pepper

½ teaspoon salt

1½ pounds fresh Brussels sprouts, trimmed and quartered

1/3 cup skinned filberts (also called hazelnuts), chopped

Preheat oven to 450 degrees. In a small heavy saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Heat 2 to 3 minutes or until golden brown, stirring constantly. Remove from heat; stir in pepper and salt.

Place Brussels sprouts and filberts in a 15-inch-by-10-inch-by-1-inch baking pan coated with cooking spray. Drizzle with butter mixture; toss to coat. Roast for 10-15 minutes or until Brussels sprouts are tender, stirring occasionally.

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