Browned Butter Brussels Sprouts

Browned Butter Brussels Sprouts

Published May 21, 2014 | Written by

Published by: Healthline Exclusive

Servings: 8
Total Time: 30 min

Prep Time: 15 min | Cook Time: 15 min


Browning the butter before tossing with the cooked Brussels sprouts gives this side dish a nutty flavor. When browning the butter be sure to watch it carefully since it goes from brown to burnt in no time flat.

Nutrition Facts
Serving size: ⅔ cup
Calories per serving: 32
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 4.0g 6%
Saturated Fat 2.0g 10%
Cholesterol 8mg 3%
Sodium 118mg 5%
Total Carbohydrate 9.0g 3%
Dietary Fiber 3.0g 12%
Sugars 2.0g
Protein 3.0g 4%
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.


  • 2 pounds fresh Brussels sprouts, trimmed and halved
  • 4 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • ¾ cup reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • A pinch of pepper

Step by Step:

  1. In a large skillet, combine sprouts, broth, salt and pepper and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and cook, covered, 6 to 8 minutes or until sprouts are tender. Drain.
  2. Meanwhile, in a small saucepan, melt butter over medium heat 2-3 minutes or until golden brown, swirling pan often. Add garlic and cook 1 minute.
  3. To serve, toss Brussels sprouts with garlic butter mixture.