Family Friendly Brussels Sprouts

Family Friendly Brussels Sprouts Recipe

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Mary Ellen Taylor


For those who typically frown at the little cabbages, I have found that this recipe is well-received. It is colorful and tasty. The dish is a great side for pork chops.


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15 Min
5 Min


  • 2 bag(s)
    frozen brussels sprouts
  • 6 slice
  • 4 clove
    sliced garlic
  • 1/4 c
    olive oil, extra virgin
  • 1 Tbsp
    fresh thyme or 1 tsp dried
  • 1/2 tsp
    sea salt
  • 1/4 tsp
    ground pepper
  • 1/3 c
    finely shredded parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 c
    toasted pine nuts or walnuts

How to Make Family Friendly Brussels Sprouts


  1. Place Brussels Sprouts in an uncovered saucepan and cover with water.
  2. On stove top, bring water and sprouts to a boil, and cook for three minutes until just fork tender and still bright green.
  3. Drain Brussel Sprouts.
  4. In sauce pan, heat olive oil. Sauté garlic, thyme, nuts, salt, and pepper.
  5. Add cooked Brussel Sprouts and heat through.
  6. Squeeze lemon over Brussel Sprouts and top with Parmesan cheese.

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About Family Friendly Brussels Sprouts

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian, Low Fat, Low Carb
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy

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