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Lemon-Butter Brussels Sprouts Recipe

Lemon-Butter Brussels Sprouts Recipe

Kick up those sprouts that lots of folks claim to dislike. Even my toddler eats these up. — Jenn Tidwell, Fair Oaks, California
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 pound fresh or frozen Brussels sprouts, thawed
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/4 cup white wine
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • 4 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon peel
  • Minced fresh parsley, optional

Directions

  • 1. Cut brussels sprouts in half. In a large skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Add Brussels sprouts and garlic; cook and stir 5 minutes or until sprouts begin to brown.
  • 2. Add wine, stirring to loosen browned bits from pan. Stir in broth, lemon juice, thyme, salt and pepper. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, covered, 8-10 minutes or until sprouts are tender.
  • 3. Stir in butter and lemon peel until butter is melted. If desired, sprinkle with parsley. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1/2 cup equals 208 calories, 16 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 16 mg cholesterol, 342 mg sodium, 12 g carbohydrate, 5 g fiber, 4 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Full-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.