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Pan Fried Brussels Sprouts with Garlic and Lemon

By Jason Fung, MD

Pan Fried Brussels Sprouts with Garlic and Lemon

If you’re like me and a little on the fence about eating your greens, give this recipe a try. It truly does make the best effing pan-fried brussels sprouts ever. Recipe from Paleo Grubs
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Course Break-Fast Meal, Light Meal, Side Dishes
Cuisine American, Mediterranean
Servings 4
Calories 148 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 lb brussels sprouts trimmed and halved
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic shaved
  • 1/2 lemon juiced
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper

Instructions
 

  • In a large cast iron pan heat 2 tablespoons of olive oil over medium heat.
  • Add the Brussels sprouts, cut side down, in the pan and cook 3-5 minutes.
  • Turn the Brussels sprouts over and cook on the other side until nicely browned and tender, three to five minutes.
  • Remove the Brussels sprouts from the pan.
  • In the same pan add the remaining oil and garlic and cook for 30 seconds or until garlic begins to become fragrant.
  • Drizzle the sprouts with garlic olive mixture and lemon juice, season with salt and black pepper and toss to combine.

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
Pan Fried Brussels Sprouts with Garlic and Lemon
Amount per Serving
Calories
148
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
11
g
17
%
Saturated Fat
 
2
g
13
%
Sodium
 
320
mg
14
%
Potassium
 
460
mg
13
%
Carbohydrates
 
12
g
4
%
Fiber
 
5
g
21
%
Sugar
 
3
g
3
%
Protein
 
4
g
8
%
Vitamin A
 
855
IU
17
%
Vitamin C
 
104
mg
126
%
Calcium
 
54
mg
5
%
Iron
 
2
mg
11
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Keyword American, Break-Fast Meal, Light Meal, Mediterranean, Side Dishes
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Jason Fung, MD

By Jason Fung, MD

Jason Fung, M.D., is a Toronto-based nephrologist (kidney specialist) and a world leading expert in intermittent fasting and low-carb diets.

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