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Lemon Garlic Sprouts Recipe

Lemon Garlic Sprouts Recipe

Lemon, garlic and Parmesan cheese are the perfect complement for brussels sprouts in this quick recipe from Mary Steiner of West Bend, Wisconsin.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 pound fresh brussles sprouts, quartered
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1 to 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon peel
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt, optional
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 cup shredded Parmesan cheese

Directions

  • 1. In a skillet, saute brussels sprouts and onion in butter for 5 minutes. Add garlic, lemon juice and peel, salt if desired and pepper; saute for 1 minute. Reduce heat to medium; cook and stir for 5-6 minutes or until the sprouts are tender. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese. Yield: 8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

One 1/2-cup serving (prepared with margarine and nonfat Parmesan cheese topping and without salt) equals 73 calories, 113 mg sodium,, 1 mg cholesterol, 7 gm carbohydrate, 3 gm protein, 4 gm fat. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1 fat.