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Steamed Brussels Sprouts

Prep time 10 mins
Cook time 12 mins
Yield Makes 8 servings
Serve these with one of our favorite potato latkes. Visit southernliving.com/november2006 for recipes.

Ingredients

  • 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

How to Make It

  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.