Brussels - add seasoned salt w ingIf the phrase “delicious Brussels sprouts” prompts you to express your verbal disagreement,you aren’t alone!  Brussels sprouts are a strong-flavored, cruciferous vegetable that many of us had negative experiences with during childhood.  If cooked poorly, they can have an overpowering flavor and a mushy texture.  If prepared well however, they can be absolutely delicious! Challenge yourself to try something new and try this recipe for roasted Brussels sprouts.  For a smoky flavor, put them on the grill!

Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Ingredients:

1 lbs fresh Brussels sprouts

1 tsp olive oil

1/4-1/2 diced red onion

1-2 TBSP minced garlic

Fresh cracked pepper

Seasoned salt

Glass baking dish or a cookie sheet

Procedure:

Brussels - quartered

 

 

 

Wash and cut the Brussels sprouts into quarters

 

 

 

 

Brussels - add olive oil

 

 

 

 

Lightly add olive oil (about 1 tsp)

 

 

 

 

Brussels - add onion

 

 

 

Add 1/4 to 1/2 diced red onion

 

 

 

 

 

Brussels - add garlic

 

 

 

 

Add 1-2 TBSP minced garlic

 

 

 

Brussels - add pepper

 

 

 

Add fresh ground pepper (light sprinkle)

 

 

 

Brussels - add seasoned salt w ing

 

 

 

Add a sprinkle of seasoned salt

 

 

 

Brussels - ready to grill

 

 

 

Mix well, then place in a hot oven or on a hot grill (400-450 degrees).  Cook until desired tenderness, commonly 20-30 minutes.

 

 

Roasted Brussels

 

 

Enjoy!

 

 

 

 

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Written by Cassandra Towns, RDN, LDN, CD, CLC