15Brussels sprouts, halved lengthwise
11⁄2 tablespoons butter
11⁄2 tablespoons olive oil
3cloves garlic, smashed with the flat of a knife
Parmesan cheese, freshly grated (optional)
Salt, to taste
Pepper, to taste
Melt butter and olive oil in a medium skillet (over medium-high heat) until butter is foamy.
Reduce heat to medium, add smashed garlic and cook until lightly browned.
Remove garlic and discard.