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Roasted Brussels Sprouts

grilled brussels sprouts

Last week I was still finding a few farmers market vendors with Brussels Sprouts, but I think we are nearing the end of these with our temperatures starting to warm up here in LA. My hubby makes this Roasted Brussels Sprouts dish for the guys at his station. It’s a side dish for them, but a hearty vegetarian main dish as well.

Once you wash and cut them in half lengthwise, toss them with olive oil and salt and layer on a baking sheet.

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Roast for 35-40 minutes, until outer leaves start crisping up.

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While they are roasting, prepare the dressing.

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Add the lemon zest and juice, and then the dressing to the warm sprouts. Garnish with fresh basil and chili peppers. (You could also chop the pepper for smaller pieces.)

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roasted brussels sprouts

roasted brussels sprouts

Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Ingredients

  • 2 lbs brussels sprouts, halved lengthwise
  • 4 Tbs olive oil
  • 1 lemon
  • 6 basil leaves
  • 1/2 chili pepper, thinly sliced
  • kosher salt
  • dressing
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup white vinegar
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 1 1/2 tsp crushed red pepper
  • 1/2 head of garlic, minced

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400°
  2. In a bowl, toss halved sprouts with olive oil and 1 tsp salt
  3. Place cut side down on a pan and roast for 35-40 minutes, or until outer leaves get crispy
  4. Meanwhile, prepare the dressing by mixing all ingredients together in a saucepan and cooking over a low heat until the sugar has dissolved (about 5 minutes)
  5. Place cooked brussels sprouts in a bowl and toss in approx 1/4-1/2 cup dressing
  6. Stir in lemon zest and juice
  7. Season with salt, to taste
  8. Garnish with basil and chili peppers.
  9. Best served warm
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