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Easiest Brussels Sprouts

Easiest Brussels Sprouts
4 votes, 4.25 avg. rating (83% score)
by in Nov 2008
Easiest Brussels SproutsPhoto/Art by Keller + Keller

Total Time: 25

Yield: 8 servings

You won't believe how a simple sauté transforms Brussels sprouts into a "May I have more, please?" from the finickiest of diners.
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  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 pound Brussels sprouts, roots trimmed, halved
  • Kosher or sea salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice


Set a large sauté pan over high heat. Add oil and Brussels sprouts and season well with salt and pepper. Don't move the pan for 5 minutes, for light browning.
Stir well and cook until lightly browned and wilted, 6-8 minutes longer. Add lemon juice and stir well.

Updated Tuesday, November 19th, 2013

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2 Responses to Easiest Brussels Sprouts

  1. October 15, 2011 at 11:42 am #

    Try using garlic salt instead of regular salt, or adding a teaspoon of chopped garlic.

  2. Peg Kitchenham October 27, 2011 at 2:37 pm #

    Try adding a handful of Craisins while you saute.

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