Browned Butter and Lemon Brussels Sprouts

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Browned Butter and Lemon Brussels SproutsRecipe
Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Claire Spollen


Brussels sprouts are packed with fiber, Vitamin C and K, and other valuable nutrients. Served with creamy butter and tangy lemon juice, this nutritious side dish will melt in your mouth.

Serves 6 (serving size: about 2/3 cup)


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1/4 cup water
1 1/2 pounds Brussels sprouts, trimmed and halved
2 tablespoons unsalted butter
1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1 teaspoon grated lemon rind
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice


Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add water and Brussels sprouts to pan; cover and cook 5 minutes. Add butter, salt, and pepper to pan; cook, uncovered, 2 minutes. Increase heat to high; cook 1 minute, stirring frequently. Stir in lemon rind and lemon juice.

Created date

September 2014

Nutritional Information

Calories 84
Fat 4.2 g
Satfat 2.5 g
Sodium 109 mg