As part of the cruciferous vegetable family, Brussels sprouts provide a rich variety of nutrients compared to their calories. They are packed full of some great health benefits including vitamin C, vitamin K, and vitamin A, all helping to protect the heart, boost your immune system and lowering your risk of cancer.
Original recipe by Lena Abraham of Delish.com
Sautéed Brussels Sprouts
Brussels sprouts are not only a great healthy side dish, but when roasted in olive oil they taste amazing! Enjoy this simple recipe and boost the nutritional value of your side dish.
- Large skillet
- 1 lb Brussels sprouts
- 1 tbsp Extra-virgin olive oil
- Kosher salt
- Freshly ground black pepper
- Juice from 1/2 lemon
- 1 Garlic clove minced
- In a large skillet over medium-high heat, heat oil. Once hot, add your brussels sprouts and shake the pan so all cut sides of sprouts settle cut side down in a single layer. Cook undisturbed 5 to 7 minutes, until cut sides of sprouts, become caramelized.
- Stir and continue to cook until sprouts have taken on color and become tender, 6 to 8 minutes more. Season with salt and pepper, squeezed lemon, and add garlic. Stir and cook 1 minute longer.