You are here: Home » Recipes » Brussels Sprouts with Maple Lemon and Pecans Brussels Sprouts with Maple Lemon and Pecans Recipe by Relish Contributor Yield 4 to 6 servings A great autumn dish, Brussels sprouts get a flavor boost from Lemon and maple syrup and a crunchiness from pecans. PrintEmail Ingredients 2 pints Brussels sprouts, washed and trimmed Salt, to taste Water1 tablespoon canola oil2 teaspoons butter or soy margarine1/3 cup pecan pieces1 tablespoon real maple syrup Grated zest of 1 lemon Salt and fresh-ground black pepper to taste Instructions Place Brussels sprouts in a pot of boiling salted water and cook 8 to 10 minutes. Meanwhile, heat the oil and butter in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Drain the sprouts and add them with pecans to skillet. Saute 2 minutes until the nuts begin to brown lightly. Add the maple syrup and lemon rind and saute 2 minutes longer or until heated through. Season with salt and pepper.