Thinly sliced Brussels sprouts cook quickly and soak up whatever flavors you add to them--in this case, lemon and caraway.

EatingWell Test Kitchen
Source: EatingWell Magazine, September/October 2010


Recipe Summary

20 mins


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Melt butter in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add onion and caraway seeds and cook, stirring often, until the onion begins to soften, about 4 minutes. Add Brussels sprouts, water, salt and pepper and cook, stirring often, until the Brussels sprouts are tender and browned in spots, 6 to 8 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in lemon juice.


Nutrition Facts

79 calories; protein 3.5g 7% DV; carbohydrates 10.9g 4% DV; exchange other carbs 0.5; dietary fiber 3.7g 15% DV; sugars 3g; fat 3.6g 6% DV; saturated fat 2g 10% DV; cholesterol 7.6mg 3% DV; vitamin a iu 1049IU 21% DV; vitamin c 79.5mg 132% DV; folate 78.4mcg 20% DV; calcium 52.6mg 5% DV; iron 1.6mg 9% DV; magnesium 27.8mg 10% DV; potassium 427.8mg 12% DV; sodium 318.2mg 13% DV; thiamin 0.1mg 14% DV.

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  • 5 star values: 4
  • 4 star values: 1
  • 3 star values: 0
  • 2 star values: 1
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Rating: 5 stars
Awesome flavour! Read More
Rating: 2 stars
Didn't do it for us I've only ever had Brussels sprouts once before in a dish that tasted awful. However because they're a healthy veg was open to trying them. Well this wasn't the redemption needed. We'll continue to be open but won't make this again. Pros: Healthy Cons: Just didn't taste good Read More
Rating: 5 stars
Absolutely fantastic dish.... looks great tastes better I happen to love Brussels Sprouts and I'm always looking for interesting ways to prepare them. This is a super quick and easy method that really brings out the taste and delicate texture of the sprouts. No heavy cabbage taste. A really winner for my household. Pros: The lemon and caraway adds wonderful layers of subtle taste to the Brussels Sprouts Cons: None Read More
Rating: 4 stars
Delicious! My sister-in-law made this for our family Thanksgiving dinner this year and everyone loved them including my 'I don't like brussel sprouts husband. A light and delicious side dish! Read More
Rating: 5 stars
These were fabulous! Even my brussel-sprout-wary husband and kids loved these. They would be even better with some chopped hazelnuts or pecans sprinkled on at the end for some nuttiness and crunch. But they were delicious as written. Read More
Rating: 5 stars
I tried these for a family birthday celebration and everyone loved including the 1-10 year olds. I served with a pork roast homemade spaetzle steamed cauliflower with breadcrumbs orange-roasted carrots and homemade applesauce. Was actually fantastic and I heartily recommend. I sprinkled parmesan cheese on top before serving which we liked. Read More