If you are looking for an easy low carb breakfast, lunch or side dish, try this sausage & Brussels sprouts hash. With a few ingredients and you can make this tasty savory dish. Only 5.8g net carbs per serving.
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My mother in law was a good cook and one of her concoctions was ground beef and cabbage. She would throw it together and it was quite delicious. Well this low carb sausage & Brussels sprouts hash is a play on that idea and it also makes a great low carb breakfast, lunch or dinner side dish. I used Brussels sprouts instead of cabbage and breakfast sausage instead of ground beef and then sprinkled a few pine nuts just because I love them.
Brussels Sprouts – a good Low Carb Vegetable
Brussels sprouts are part of the cruciferous family of vegetables. It has roughly 4g net carbs per half cup and is high in vitamin C and vitamin K. I like it because they are very filling and I like the taste. They are especially good roasted! Here’s a good article about low carb vegetables.
Brussels sprouts Hash Ingredients
Above you can see all that you need for this recipe. It’s quite simple and I bought all the ingredients at Target. They even had pine nuts which I was happily surprised to find. The Brussels sprouts were even in a steam bag for convenience though we don’t want to precook for this recipe.
Sausage & Brussels Recipe
You start by browning the sausage in a little olive oil. This brand was not very fatty so if you use another brand you might not need the added oil to brown the sausage.
Once the sausage is in the pan, start chopping the Brussels sprouts into thin pieces as pictured above. This will allow them cook quickly and they expand a lot when chopped as compared to leaving them whole. Add them to the pan and cook along with the sausage.
Season with salt and pepper, cove with a lid and cook for 5 minutes. Once the sausage is almond done, add in your pine nuts and continue sautéing until the sausage and pine nuts are browned and the cabbage is soft.
That’s all folks. If you add a fried egg on top this would be great for breakfast. However on it’s own it a nice easy low carb lunch or dinner too. The nutritional information for 1 serving is:
532 cals / 45.5g fat / 9.8g carbs / 4g fiber / 24g protein = 5.8g net carbs
Easy Sausage & Brussels Sprouts Hash
If you are looking for an easy low carb breakfast, lunch or side dish, try this sausage & Brussels sprouts hash. Only a few ingredients and you can make this tasty savory dish. Only 5.8g net carbs per serving.
- 16 oz breakfast sausage roll
- 1/4 cup pine nuts
- 1 tablespoons olive oil
- salt and pepper to taste
- 12 oz brussels, shredded or chopped
Add the oil to a large saute pan and heat up. Put in the sausage and start breaking it up to brown.
While the sausage has started, chop up the Brussels sprouts and add them in. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Stir and then place the lid on and cook for 5 minutes.
Take of the lid, stir and add in the pine nuts. Cook until the sausage and Brussels are done.
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