Brussels Sprouts for Emma


DEAR SALLY:
Brussels sprouts. Personally I love them, but for some reason whenever someone mentions that vegetable my father and friends shudder. I am curious, how can I make them so my family and friends will beg for another helping?

Sincerely, Emma Perry

Print
Hands-on time:
15 minutes
   |   
Total time:
15 minutes
   |   
Makes
4
Servings

Kitchen Gear

Cutting board
Sharp Knife
Measuring cup
large skillet with lid
Spoon
Measuring spoons

Ingredients

1 pound Brussels sprouts, trimmed and quartered
1⁄2 cup water
2 teaspoons olive oil
1 teaspoon low-sodium soy sauce or balsamic vinegar

Instructions

Wash your hands with soap and water, then gather all your kitchen gear and ingredients and put them on a clean counter.

  1. With the help of your adult, put the Brussels sprouts and water into a large skillet and bring to a boil over high heat. Stir well, cover and cook 2 minutes.
  2. Remove the top carefully and add the olive oil and soy sauce, Cook until the Brussels sprouts are just tender and lightly browned, about 5 minutes.
  3. Serve right away.

Add lemon or orange zest or finely grated Parmesan cheese before serving.