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Lemon Garlic Sprouts

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


  • 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


  • 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.