I've been on a biiig brussel sprouts kick this past year or so. I make them weekly for a yummy, easy lunch- and then squish one a bit to share with Elliott. He knows what's good. :)
Here's our super simple lunchtime routine:
First I give them a little rinse and chop each one in half lengthwise.
Next I brown a knob of butter in a small pan, and add my brussel sprouts.
Add a bit of salt and pepper.
Give them a good stir, to evenly distribute the butter...
Let them brown and soften just slightly
(about five minutes on a high heat, stirring frequently).
Now I turn the flame down a little...
Cover, and let the brussel sprouts steam for about 5 minutes or so...
until soft- meaning a fork slides through them easily.
Sprinkle with a little Gruyère cheese.
Serve steamy hot.