Sautéed Brussels Sprouts with Parmesan and Pine Nuts

Prep: 15 minutes; Cook: 6 minutes; Total time: 21 minutes.
  • Yield: 8 servings (serving size: about 2/3 cup)

Good to Know

Brussels sprouts are nutrition superstars that happen to pair well with Parmesan and pine nuts. Feel free to ask for seconds because this delectable side dish is full of flavor, but low in calories.


  • 1 1/2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 1/2 pounds thinly sliced Brussels sprouts, trimmed and halved
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/4 cup red wine vinegar
  • 1/4 cup Parmesan shavings
  • 2 tablespoons pine nuts, toasted


1. Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat; add Brussels sprouts, salt, and pepper. Cook until sprouts are tender and golden (about 6 minutes), stirring occasionally. Remove pan from heat; add vinegar. Toss well. Transfer the sprouts to a serving bowl; top with Parmesan and pine nuts.

Nutrition Information

  • Calories per serving: 83
  • Fat per serving: 5g
  • Saturated fat per serving: 1g
  • Monounsaturated fat per serving: 2g
  • Polyunsaturated fat per serving: 1g
  • Protein per serving: 4g
  • Carbohydrate per serving: 8g
  • Fiber per serving: 3g
  • Cholesterol per serving: 2mg
  • Iron per serving: 1mg
  • Sodium per serving: 352mg
  • Calcium per serving: 61mg