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Vegetable Brussels Sprout Recipe with Garlic Butter

Tender & moist sautéed vegetarian brussels sprout is a perfect and easy recipe for any traditional Thanksgiving and Christmas dinner.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Servings 4 people


  • 1 lb brussels sprouts
  • 2 oz unsalted butter
  • 3 head garlic minced
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ground black pepper to taste
  • candied walnuts optional


  • Trim brussels sprouts and mark an X in the bottom of each brussels sprout to help cooking evenly. If using big brussels sprouts, skip this step, instead cut them in half or quarter.
  • Boil brussels sprouts in water seasoning with 1 tsp salt approximately for 10 minutes.
  • Drain brussels sprouts.
  • In a large sauteed pan, heat unsalted butter on medium high heat. Add minced garlic and brown them.
  • Add brussels sprouts and toss them with garlic to blend in the flavor. Add enough black pepper and adjust seasoning if needed.
  • Turn off the heat. Serve immediately and garnish with candied walnut (if desire)


  • You can replace brussels sprouts with asparagus or green beans
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