Garlic Butter Brussels Sprouts Recipe

Elevate your Brussels sprouts game with this savory and mouthwatering garlic butter recipe. These tender Brussels sprouts are perfectly seasoned and sautéed to perfection, making them a delicious side dish for any occasion.


  • 1 pound Brussels sprouts, trimmed and halved
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Optional: grated Parmesan cheese for garnish


  1. Prepare the Brussels sprouts by trimming the ends and halving them lengthwise. Rinse them under cold water and pat dry with a paper towel.
  2. In a large skillet, melt the butter over medium heat.
  3. Add the minced garlic to the skillet and sauté for about 1 minute until fragrant, being careful not to burn it.
  4. Add the Brussels sprouts to the skillet, arranging them in a single layer, cut side down.
  5. Cook the Brussels sprouts without stirring for 5-7 minutes, allowing them to develop a golden brown sear on the cut side.
  6. After the Brussels sprouts have developed a nice sear, gently toss them in the skillet to ensure even cooking.
  7. Continue to cook the Brussels sprouts for an additional 5-7 minutes, or until they are tender but still slightly crisp.
  8. Season the Brussels sprouts with salt and pepper to taste, adjusting the seasoning as needed.
  9. If desired, sprinkle grated Parmesan cheese over the Brussels sprouts just before serving for an extra burst of flavor.
  10. Transfer the garlic butter Brussels sprouts to a serving dish and serve immediately as a delectable side dish alongside your favorite main course. Enjoy!

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