Steamed Brussels Sprouts

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Makes 8 servings

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 10 Minutes
Cook: 12 Minutes


3 pounds fresh Brussels sprouts
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1/2 cup water
2 tablespoons olive oil
2 teaspoons grated lemon rind (about 1 lemon)
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice


1. Remove discolored leaves from sprouts. Cut off stem ends; cut in half lengthwise. Place sprouts in a 2-qt. microwave-safe dish. Sprinkle with salt and pepper; add water.

2. Cover and microwave on HIGH for 10 to 12 minutes or until tender; drain.

3. Toss Brussels sprouts with oil, lemon rind, and lemon juice. Serve immediately.