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Fast Lemony Brussels Sprouts

"The tangy lemon glaze and toasted almonds make this easy vegetable dish popular at my table," explains Trisha Kruse from her kitchen in Boise, Idaho. "It even pleases those who say they don't care for brussels sprouts."
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
  • Makes
    4 servings


  • 1 pound fresh Brussels sprouts, trimmed and halved
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons grated lemon zest
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon lemon-pepper seasoning
  • 1/4 cup sliced almonds, toasted


  • Place Brussels sprouts in a microwave-safe dish; add water. Cover and cook on high for 7-9 minutes or until tender, stirring twice; drain.
  • Stir in the butter, lemon juice, zest, salt and lemon-pepper. Sprinkle with almonds.
Nutrition Facts
3/4 cup: 113 calories, 6g fat (1g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 263mg sodium, 12g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 5g fiber), 5g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 vegetable, 1 fat.

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  • TexasR
    Nov 6, 2017

    This is excellent for fresh Brussel Sprouts! I did not use the microwave though, just parboiled in water. This will be on my Thanksgiving table for sure!

  • Selket
    Oct 17, 2011

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  • katlaydee3
    Mar 16, 2009

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