Zesty Delights: Unveiling the Magic of Brussel Sprouts with Lemon

Marinated Brussel Sprouts with Lemon Recipe

Indulge in the refreshing tang of Marinated Brussel Sprouts with Lemon, a delightful culinary creation that brings together the earthy essence of Brussels lemon sprouts and the vibrant zest of lemon. This recipe combines these ingredients into a harmonious symphony of flavors that will elevate your dining experience.

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Lemon Magic: Transforming Brussels Sprouts into Citrusy Masterpieces

Delve into a world of taste with Brussels sprouts infused with the bright essence of lemon. The citrusy notes beautifully complement the greens, transforming your dish into a delectable masterpiece.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Course Appetizer, Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 2


  • Stock Pot
  • Large Bowl
  • Knife
  • Colander


  • 1 Pound Fresh Brussels sprouts
  • 1/4 Cup Olive oil
  • 2 tbsp Lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon Lemon zest
  • 2 Cloves Garlic minced
  • 1 teaspoon Honey or maple syrup
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Fresh herbs (such as thyme, rosemary, or parsley) Chopped (optional)


  • Washing the Brussels Sprouts: Wash the Brussels sprouts thoroughly and trim the stem ends. Remove any damaged outer leaves. If they are larger, cut them in half.
  • Boil Brussels Sprouts: Fill a pot with water and bring it to a boil. Add a pinch of salt. Place the Brussels sprouts in the boiling water for 2-3 minutes. Drain and transfer them to a bowl of ice water to cool down. Drain again and pat them dry.
  • Mix all Ingredients: Whisk together olive oil, lemon juice, lemon zest, minced garlic, honey or maple syrup, salt, and pepper in a bowl. Adjust the seasonings according to your taste preferences. You can also add chopped fresh herbs for added flavor.
  • Marinate the lemon garlic Brussel Sprouts:  Place the blanched and dried Brussels sprouts in a resealable plastic bag or a container with a lid. Pour the marinade over them, ensuring they are well-coated. Seal the bag or container gently, shake or toss to distribute the marinade evenly.
  • Marinating Time: Refrigerate the marinated Brussels sprouts for at least 2 hours, preferably overnight. This allows the flavors to meld and infuse into the Brussels sprouts.
  • Smoke the Brussels Sprouts: To smoke, Spread the marinated lemon garlic Brussel Sprouts on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Smoke for about 20-25 minutes until tender and slightly caramelized.
  • Serve: If desired, once smoked or brought to room temperature, Serve Brussel Sprouts with creamy lemon sauce and fresh herbs. Serve as a delightful and tangy dish.
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