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Sautéed Brussels Sprouts

December 4, 2020

by Katie Woodford

Sautéed Brussels Sprouts

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 15 minutes

Total Time: 20 minutes

Author: Staff

Skill Level: Easy

Cuisine: American

Servings: 4


  • 1 lb Brussels sprouts, trimmed and sliced into quarters
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tbsp of oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 tbsp of lemon juice


  • 1-2 tbsp of parmesan cheese

Become a fan of Brussels sprouts with this savory recipe. In just a few steps you will have a great side dish to pair up with your favorite main course. Try out the different versions of this recipe, too.

How to Make Sautéed Brussels Sprouts

  1. Heat 1 tbsp oil in skillet and turn on the heat to medium high.
  2. Sauté garlic for 30 seconds.
  3. Add Brussels sprouts. Stir occasionally for 10 minutes or until golden brown and tender.
  4. Add salt and pepper to taste, cook for 1 minute longer.
  5. Remove from heat and add lemon juice and parmesan (if using) and toss to coat.

Southwest version – Add during step 2:

  • 1/4 tsp cumin
  • 1/4 tsp chili powder
  • 1/2 cup black beans
  • 1/2 cup corn

Asian version – Add during step 2:

  • 1/4 tsp ginger
  • 1/4 cup diced onion
  • 1/2 cup sliced carrots
  • 1/2 cup bok choy

Italian version – Add during step 2:

  • 1/2 tsp Italian seasoning
  • 1/4 cup diced onion
  • 1/2 cup diced bell pepper
  • 1/2 cup chopped kale