Roasted Brussel Sprouts

Monday, June 10, 2019
Would you believe me if I told you that I never had brussel sprouts until recently? Ok, I never had them until recently.

Brussel sprouts are one of those vegetables that I naturally assumed were the most disgusting thing on the face of the Earth. Every person (including my husband) would always say how disgusting they were. So, I figured there wasn’t a need to try them. But on this journey, I’ve learned you have to dabble into a bit of everything or else you’ll become bored with your options.

Roasted Brussel Sprouts

Roasted Brussel Sprouts

These Vitamin C packed vegetables sort of remind me of cabbages. Well, they are in the cabbage family. But, imagine a nice white cabbage just smaller. That’s what brussel sprouts are.

Firstly, let me just say that I don’t know why people give these mini cabbages a bad rep. I think the reason they don’t enjoy it is because it isn’t seasoned or prepared correctly. The best way to prepare these bad boys is by roasting them.

Cooking these are pretty simple. All you need are salt, pepper, and garlic powder. It’s a very inexpensive side that you can add to any main course meal.

Roasted brussel sprouts are everything you need. It’s crunchy and flaky. It has the perfect crisp to your tastebuds. Seriously! I enjoyed these. Even my husband agreed that these didn’t taste so bad after all. The crunchiness reminded me of eating a healthy bag of vegeatble chips.

Roasted Brussel Sprouts

These Roasted Brussel Sprouts have the perfect crunch and crispiness to satisfy your tastebuds.
Prep Time: 5 mins | Cook Time: 30 mins | Total Time: 35 mins
Course: Appetizer, Side Dish, Snack | Cuisine: American, Vegan, Vegetarian
Keyword: Brussel Sprouts, Roasted, Roasted Brussel Sprouts, Vegetables, Vegetarian
Servings: 4 servings

1 12 oz. Bag of Brussel Sprouts
1 tsp salt and pepper
2 tsp garlic powder
1 tsp vegetable oil

Preheat oven to 400°F
Take your brussel sprouts and cut into halves (lengthwise) and cut off any hard ends
In a mixing bowl, combine your brussel sprouts with your vegetable oil, salt, pepper, and garlic powder until spices are evenly mixed
Add brussel sprouts to a cooking sheet and add to the oven for approximately 20-30 minutes or until brussel sprouts have are nicely roasted

You can use fresh or frozen brussel sprouts. I used frozen and thawed out prior.
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