Brussel Sprouts Simmered In Olive Oil And Garlic


Cooking time: About 20 minutes
Prep time: About 5 minutes

Makes: 2 servings





  1. Wash brussel sprouts and pat dry (important). Cut in half length-wise.
  2. Mash the garlic clove but leave it in one piece.
  3. Heat olive oil in skillet. Saute garlic 3 minutes until it starts to brown. Remove garlic.
  4. Add brussel sprouts, cut-side down, cover, and simmer 18 minutes.
  5. Serve hot, drizzled with any remaining oil.

Since discovering mojo de ajo in 2013, I leave out the olive oil and garlic, and replace them with 1 T. mojo de ajo (garlic roasted in olive oil)


From a recipe in "The Joy of Cooking", which uses butter or butter/oil.

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