Caramelized Brussels Sprouts | Dietitian Debbie Dishes

Caramelized Brussels Sprouts

  • Author: Deborah Murphy
  • Prep Time: 5 Min
  • Cook Time: 25 Min
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 2 Servings 1x
  • Category: Side dish, vegetable
  • Method: Stovetop
  • Cuisine: Vegetarian, American


The best way to make crispy and delicious caramelized brussels sprouts on the stovetop.


  • 1/23/4 pound of Brussels sprouts, halved
  • 2 Tablespoons butter
  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • Salt and pepper, to taste


  1. Melt butter in a large skillet. Line bottom of pan with Brussels sprouts halves, cut side down.
  2. Cover with a tight-fitting lid and let simmer on medium heat for 6-8 minutes.
  3. Pour in the olive oil and add the garlic. Cook for another 3-5 minutes with the lid on.
  4. Lift the lid and turn over a Brussels sprout. If golden brown, take off the heat and sprinkle with salt and pepper. If it is still green, cover again and cook until browned and sprouts are softened.


  • Serving Size: 2