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Steamed Brussels Sprouts


These steamed brussels sprouts are glossed with butter and flecked with chives.

  • Servings: 12

Source: Martha Stewart Living, November 2006


  • 3 pounds small or medium Brussels sprouts, trimmed
  • Coarse salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh chives


  1. Fit a large pot with a steamer insert; fill with water to bottom of insert. Cover, and bring to a boil. Add Brussels sprouts, and season with salt; steam, tossing halfway through, until bright green and just tender, 6 to 8 minutes. Transfer to a bowl. Season with salt and pepper; toss with butter and chives. Serve immediately.

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