Easy Shaved Brussel Sprouts – make as an easy (kid-friendly) side dish for any weeknight dinner OR make as fun addition to breakfast! It goes so, so well with eggs!
These shaved Brussel sprouts are the perfect side dish for your weeknight dinner OR a fun addition to any breakfast!!
Shaved Brussel Sprouts
If you haven’t jumped on the Brussel sprout bandwagon ….what is stopping you?!? I know they get a bad wrap, but when cooked the right way Brussel sprouts are sooo delicious. When I cook them this way my 4 and 8 year old kids ask for seconds – I swear. They absolutely love them and I know you guys will too!
What are the benefits of eating Brussel Sprouts?
Brussel sprouts are a great source of:
- Hight in nutrients (vitamin K, C and A as well as Folate and Manganese)
- Rich in Antioxidants
- May help combat cancer
- High in Fiber
- Inflammation reducing (Source)
How to Make Shaved Brussel Sprouts (step by step)
- Cut off the very end/stem
- Peel off the outer 2-3 layers (or thoroughly wash outer leaves).
- Thinly slice
- Toss in a cast iron
Once you thinly slice the Brussel sprouts, they are ready to be sautéed! Cook in olive oil, ghee, salt and pepper and cook until they are just slightly charred!
Serve as a plain side dish for dinner or as part of a yummy breakfast! No matter what they will be a hit!
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Easy Shaved Brussel Sprouts
- 12oz brussel sprouts (cut off ends and remove outer leaves; slice thinly)
- 1 Tablespoon + 1 Teaspoon olive oil (or ghee)
- 1/4 Teaspoon ground black pepper
- 1/2 Teaspoon course kosher salt
- Heat cast iron skillet to medium high heat.
- Add 1 Tablespoon olive oil to coat the pan.
- Add brussel sprouts to pan.
- Add salt and pepper.
- Stir to combine and then let sit on heat for 1 minute.
- Stir and add the additional 1/2 Teaspoon if pan is starting to get a little dry.
- Stir again and then let sit for an additional minute.
- Taste (carefully) and add additional pinches of salt or pepper, as desired.
- Remove from heat and serve immediately.
- Feel free to substitute ghee or avocado oil instead of olive oil.
- Feel free to add additional seasonings such as garlic powder, turmeric or a little paprika!
- Use as a side dish for dinner, throw some eggs in there and call it breakfast (I love making this recipe in the same pan I already made bacon in! Just pour off the grease and the remaining grease coats the pan nicely!).
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