These delicate members of the cabbage family are flavorful and nutritious. Choose fresh, green, crisp-looking Brussels sprouts and take care not to overcook which releases the sulfur smell that deters many from trying them.
Total Time: 15 minutes • Servings: 4
1 lb Brussels sprouts, stems trimmed
3 tablespoons butter, divided
5 oz matchstick carrots
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
- Cut sprouts into quarters. Preheat large sauté pan on medium-high 2-3 minutes.
- Place sprouts, 2 tablespoons butter, and carrots in pan; cook and stir 2-3 minutes.
- Reduce Heat to medium and cover; cook 6-7 minutes or until tender. Season with salt and pepper; toss to coat with remaining 1 tablespoon butter.
CALORIES (per 1/4 recipe) 140kcal
VIT C 130%
Other preparation method
Microwave: Place 2 cups trimmed Brussels in a covered 1-quart microwave-safe dish with 1/4 cup water. Microwave on HIGH 3-5 minutes; stir and let stand 5-6 minutes.
Boil: Add 2 cups trimmed Brussels sprouts and 1/2 teaspoon salt to 6 cups boiling water; boil 8-10 minutes or until tender.