Brussels Sprouts with Lemon, Basil & Pine Nuts


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Brussels Sprouts with Lemon, Basil & Pine Nuts

The crunchy texture and nutty flavor of Brussels sprouts are highlighted in this super simple side dish that's sure to please.
Cook Time10 mins
Course: Side
Cuisine: American, Italian, Vegetarian
Servings: 6
Calories: 504kcal


  • 2 lb Brussels sprouts ends & brown outer leaves trimmed
  • 1 TB butter
  • ½ cup minced shallot 2 large
  • 2 TB fresh lemon juice
  • ¼ cup minced fresh basil
  • 2 tsp kosher salt
  • ¼ tsp pepper
  • 2 TB toasted pine nuts


  • Working in batches, place Brussels sprouts in a food processor and pulse to shred (if you don’t have a food processor use a mandolin or halve and then thinly slice lengthwise). 
  • Heat butter over medium high heat in a large non-stick skillet. Add shallots and cook for 1 minute. Add sprouts and sauté for 5-7 minutes, until leaves are bright green and inner sections soften slightly. 
  • Stir in salt, pepper, lemon juice and basil. Garnish each serving with 1 tsp pine nuts.


Calories: 504kcal | Carbohydrates: 84g | Protein: 31g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 30mg | Sodium: 4980mg | Potassium: 3528mg | Fiber: 34g | Sugar: 21g | Vitamin A: 150.2% | Vitamin C: 950.1% | Calcium: 39.2% | Iron: 71.6%

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