Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Claire Spollen 
Serves 6 (serving size: about 2/3 cup)

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.

How to Make It

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.

Chef's Notes

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December 29, 2014

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January 17, 2015

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February 07, 2015

Quick and easy

June 03, 2015
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