Brussels Sprouts for Emma

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Brussels sprouts. Personally I love them, but for some reason whenever someone mentions that vegetable my father and friends shudder. I am curious, how can I make them so my family and friends will beg for another helping?

Sincerely, Emma Perry

Hands-on time: 15 minutes
Total time: 15 minutes
Makes: 4 Servings

Kitchen Gear: 

Cutting board
Sharp Knife
Measuring cup
large skillet with lid
Measuring spoons


1 pound
Brussels sprouts, trimmed and quartered
1⁄2 cup
2 teaspoons
olive oil
1 teaspoon
low-sodium soy sauce or balsamic vinegar


Wash your hands with soap and water, then gather all your kitchen gear and ingredients and put them on a clean counter.

  1. With the help of your adult, put the Brussels sprouts and water into a large skillet and bring to a boil over high heat. Stir well, cover and cook 2 minutes.
  2. Remove the top carefully and add the olive oil and soy sauce, Cook until the Brussels sprouts are just tender and lightly browned, about 5 minutes.
  3. Serve right away.


Add lemon or orange zest or finely grated Parmesan cheese before serving.