Creamy Sauteed Brussels Sprouts with Garlic!

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Is there anything better than cream, garlic, and butter? These Creamy Sauteed Brussels Sprouts with Garlic are steamed in a skillet and sauteed with cream, butter, and garlic!

Cooked Brussels Sprouts covered in cream and garlic.

First, let’s get one thing straight… they’re spelled Brussels Sprouts with an S! Named after their popularity in Brussels Belgium. They are part of the cabbage group and they’re delicious!

Creamy Sauteed Brussels Sprouts with Garlic are steamed in a skillet and sauteed with cream, butter, and garlic!

Although they are good roasted and crispy, they are absolutely insanely delicious sauteed with garlic, butter, and cream. Five very simple ingredients but full of the creamiest flavor. Truly, I can eat the entire bowl.

Brussels Sprouts in a cream sauce.

How to Cook Brussel Sprouts

Ingredients

  • Butter
  • Garlic
  • Cream
  • Salt
  • Brussels Sprouts
Ingredients to make Sauteed Brussels Sprouts.

Wash 1 pound Brussels sprouts and then cut them in half lengthwise.

Quick Tip – you can leave the stem on them.

Brussels Sprouts cut in half in a skillet.

Fill a large skillet with a little water and add them in.

Brussels Sprouts steaming in an AllClad pan.

Cook over medium heat for about 12 minutes until tender. Cover with a lid.

Drain the water, leaving the Brussels Sprouts in the skillet.

Cream being poured into sauteed Brussels Sprouts

Add the cream, butter, and garlic in the skillet and cook for another 10 minutes on low.

Brussels Sprouts cooking in a pan.

Sprinkle with salt and serve warm.

Sauteed Brussels Sprouts in a bowl for Thanksgiving

They’re also a very popular Thanksgiving side dish. We highly recommend adding this recipe into your Thanksgiving feast. Guests will love them!

Frequently Asked Questions

How good are Brussels sprouts for you?

They are high in vitamins, iron, fiber, and antioxidants. They also helo improve blood sugar levels. Here are 10 ways They Benefit Your Health.

Can you eat raw Brussels sprouts?

You can! They are similar to broccoli, cauliflower, and cabbage. However, they may be a little bitter uncooked. Also, the sugars become easier to digest when cooked.

How do you take the bitterness out of Brussels sprouts?

When you saute them with cream, garlic and butter all of the bitterness goes away.

Bowl of Brussels Sprouts with cream, garlic and butter.

Should you wash Brussels sprouts?

Yes, they should be washed. Toss them in a colander and rinse with water.

Should you cut Brussels sprouts in half before cooking?

This is truly a personal preference and also depends on the size. If they are small you can leave them whole. Personally, we like to cut them in half and we don’t mind leaving a small part of the stem on so they stay intact.

Also, they look really pretty cut in half!

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Creamy Sautéed Brussels Sprouts

The most flavorful, creamy Brussels sprouts sauteed in a skillet with cream, butter, and garlic!
4.72 from 7 votes
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Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Belgium
Prep Time: 3 minutes
Cook Time: 22 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 363kcal
Author: Eden

Ingredients

  • 1 lb Brussels sprouts
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 4 tbsp unsalted butter
  • 6 garlic cloves , minced
  • 3/4 tsp salt

Instructions

  • Wash 1 pound Brussels sprouts and then cut them in half lengthwise. 
  • Fill a large skillet with a little water and the Brussels sprouts.
  • Cook over medium heat for about 12 minutes until tender. 
  • Cover for a few minutes with a lid if needed.
  • Drain the water, leaving the Brussels Sprouts in the skillet.
  • Add the cream, butter, and garlic in the skillet and cook for another 10 minutes on low. 
  • Sprinkle with salt and serve warm.

Nutrition

Calories: 363kcal | Carbohydrates: 13g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 34g | Saturated Fat: 21g | Cholesterol: 112mg | Sodium: 489mg | Potassium: 504mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 2085IU | Vitamin C: 98mg | Calcium: 98mg | Iron: 2mg
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3 thoughts on “Creamy Sauteed Brussels Sprouts with Garlic!”

  1. These are the most delicious Brussels Sprouts ever!
    Can’t thank you enough for sharing your recipe.
    I will never eat them any other way

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  2. 5 stars
    I really enjoy brussels sprouts but this seriously is the best. I am in love!! Sauce is so AMAZING that I put it kn my baked potato as well.

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  3. 5 stars
    This was the perfect side for our family dinner, it was easy to make and tasted awesome. I would have never thought to make creamy brussels, usually I just roast them, but I loved this change in the way to enjoy them.

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