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Lemony Brussels Sprouts

 Lemony Brussels Sprouts
This side dish is a fast and refreshing way to serve little cabbages. The buttery lemon sauce really brings out the flavor of the sprout. My youngest son loves them!—Joyce Guth, Mohnton, Pennsylvania
6 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 25 min.

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 pounds fresh brussels sprouts (about 2-1/2 cups), trimmed
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/3 cup butter, cubed
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced

Directions

  • Cut an "X" in the core of each brussels sprout. Place in a saucepan;
  • add 1 in. of water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer
  • for 10-12 minutes or until crisp-tender. Drain. In a large skillet,
  • saute the sprouts, lemon juice, salt and pepper in butter for 2-3
  • minutes or until flavors are blended. Add garlic; cook 1 minute
  • longer. Yield: 6 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving equals 51 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 78 mg sodium, 11 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 4 g protein. Diabetic Exchange: 2 vegetable.