Brussels sprouts with browned butter, garlic, and cooked red onions make a great side dish or a meal in itself. Enjoy!



Original recipe yields 6 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified


  • Fill a large pot with lightly salted water and bring to a rolling boil. Add Brussels sprouts; cook until slightly tender, 1 to 2 minutes. Remove and run sprouts under cold water to stop the cooking process. Trim ends off each Brussels sprout and slice sprouts in half.

  • Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat; arrange Brussels sprouts, cut sides down, in the hot oil. Season with red pepper flakes, salt, and black pepper. Cook Brussels sprouts, keeping them in the same place, until cut sides are browned, 7 to 9 minutes.

  • Mix red onion and garlic into Brussels sprouts; cook and stir mixture until Brussels sprouts are cooked through but still firm, 10 to 13 more minutes.

  • Place butter in a cold saucepan; place saucepan over medium heat. Cook butter until it begins to bubble and foam, about 5 minutes. Reduce heat to low; cook, constantly stirring, until butter begins to brown, 5 to 10 minutes. Remove from heat and pour browned butter over Brussels sprouts; toss to coat.

Nutrition Facts

152 calories; 11 g total fat; 10 mg cholesterol; 57 mg sodium. 12 g carbohydrates; 4.2 g protein; Full Nutrition

Reviews (16)

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24 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 15
  • 4 star values: 5
  • 3 star values: 1
  • 2 star values: 1
  • 1 star values: 2
Rating: 5 stars
I have never tried brussell sprouts before...these were delicious! My picky husband liked them too! Thanks for sharing. Read More
Rating: 2 stars
didn't like the texture at all - Read More
Rating: 5 stars
A good classic brussell sprouts recipe. I also put about a tablespoon of brown sugar on when I added the seasonings and this works fine with yellow onion too if you happen to be out of red... Read More
Rating: 4 stars
Pretty tasty but I would boil the sprouts for a bit longer because they came out pretty crunchy even after cooking for the maximum time specified in the recipe. I prefer them a bit softer. I also used garlic powder instead of fresh garlic and it still turned out tasty. Read More
Rating: 5 stars
Woo these were yummy!! I boiled these for a bit longer. I didn't add the onion or fresh garlic but I did add garlic powder. These are a keeper. Read More
Rating: 3 stars
6 26 17 While these tasted "fine " they weren't anything special & not worth the time & dishes. Read More
Rating: 5 stars
I was a little bit nervous to try this but happy I did! My hubby and I have a new favorite side dish.I used butter flavored Crisco instead of oil and added some fresh mushrooms that I had in the fridge. Yummy! Read More
Rating: 5 stars
Absolutely delicious! Read More
Rating: 4 stars
I wasn't a brussel sprout fan...until now. I needed a quick and easy recipe that was different from the other vegetables that I normally cook. I tried it I loved it and my family loved it! Delicious! Read More