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Sauteed Brussel Sprouts

I recently tried brussel sprouts for the first time and it’s seriously my favorite vegetable now. Growing up, I thought brussel sprouts couldn’t possibly taste good, so I never tried them. Not once. Over the years I’ve heard friends talk about how delicious they are, always to my surprise, and I finally decided to try them to see what the fuss was all about. To say that I was surprised at how much I liked them is an understatement. So, the next step was to make some sauteed brussel sprouts for my kids.

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We’ve made them so many different ways now – on the stove top, in the oven mixing the brussel sprouts with bacon, onions, apples, balsamic vinegar and more. While we came up with a lot of variety, our favorite way is to enjoy them by themselves sauteed and steamed with some coconut oil, salt and pepper. The coconut oil adds a natural sweetness to them, and we prefer how much softer they are on the stove top.

Our sauteed brussel sprouts recipe is about as simple as it gets, but the dish is so flavorful and healthy that I had to share it with you.

Sauteed Brussel Sprouts

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Sauteed Brussel Sprouts

This recipe make four servings and is gluten free, top 8 allergen free and vegan.

Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 107 kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 lb. brussel sprouts
  • 2 tbsp coconut oil
  • Salt to taste
  • Pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Wash, and cut the brussel sprouts in half.
  2. Add the coconut oil to a medium sized pan.
  3. Heat oil over medium heat.
  4. Add brussel sprouts to the heated pan, and sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  5. Cook on medium heat for 10 minutes, stirring regularly until softened and browned.
  6. Add 1/4 cup water to the pan, turn the heat down to simmer, cover and continue to cook until it's evaporated.
  7. Enjoy!
Nutrition Facts
Sauteed Brussel Sprouts
Amount Per Serving
Calories 107 Calories from Fat 63
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 7g 11%
Saturated Fat 5g 25%
Sodium 28mg 1%
Potassium 441mg 13%
Total Carbohydrates 10g 3%
Dietary Fiber 4g 16%
Sugars 2g
Protein 3g 6%
Vitamin A 17.1%
Vitamin C 116.8%
Calcium 4.8%
Iron 8.8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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