Basic Brussels Sprouts

Serves: 4

Don't over cook Brussels sprouts. Steam lightly and they will be bright and tasty.

Dovetailing Tip: Steam an extra pound of Brussels sprouts. Save to use for Meal 4, Stir-fried Brussels Sprouts.

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1 pound brussels sprouts, rinsed
1/2 cup water
1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
butter, to taste
sea salt, to taste
freshly ground black pepper, to taste


Cut off the stem end of the Brussels sprouts and remove any yellowing outer leaves. Cut each Brussels sprout in half from top to bottom. In a steaming pot, bring water and salt to a boil. Place the Brussels sprouts in the steaming basket and cover. Place over high heat and cook for 5 minutes or until tender. Remove and serve immediately. Top with butter, salt and pepper.


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