Easy roasted brussels sprouts are the best, they have a naturally sweetened flavor with a delicious crispy edge. Adding maple syrup for extra sweetness and a little lemon juice is such a fabulous balanced dish.
Brussel Sprouts are very nutrient-dense vegetables, members of the cruciferous vegetables, they provide antioxidants and strengthen the immune system.
Brussels Sprouts are given the name after Brussels in Belgium. It is believed that they were first cultivated there in the 16th Century.
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I love to serve brussels sprouts during the holidays and they are always a favorite side dish with my family and guests, like my Brussel Sprouts Gratin and my, Roasted Brussels Sprout Stalk, Maple Roasted Brussels Sprouts and Sweet Potatoes.
Ingredients For Oven Roasted Brussels Sprouts
- Brussels Sprouts – Make sure to choose sprouts that are not yellowing, bruised but fresh and vibrant. I love to prepare ones that are purchased from a whole stalk then cut them myself.
- Olive Oil – Extra virgin olive oil for this recipe for a nice fruity flavor.
- Garlic – adds an amazing flavor.
- Maple Syrup – gives a mildly sweet flavor.
- Lemon Juice – a little tang.
- Salt – just enough to make the flavors pop.
How To Roast Brussels Sprouts?
- Preheat oven 400 degrees F. Line baking sheet with parchment paper.
- Remove outer leaves that are yellow, cut stems, and slice in halves.
- Toss Brussels sprouts with olive oil, garlic, maple syrup. lemon juice and salt,
- Spread Brussels sprouts in a single layer on a baking sheet and bake for 25-30 minutes turning halfway.
Calories In Roasted Brussels Sprouts
There are only 95 calories per serving of these roasted brussels sprouts, which is definitely something to celebrate, that will leave plenty of room for a slice of amazing sweet potato pie.
Brussel’s Sprouts Health Benefits
Brussel’s sprouts are members of the cruciferous family, they are loaded with nutrients. They are high in Vitamin K, which is important for bone health and blood clotting.
They are high in Vitamin C which is very important in building the immune system, reducing inflammation in the body, repairing tissues, and absorption of iron.
Fiber is great for a good functioning digestive system and maintaining healthy gut flora, Brussels sprouts have a lot of fiber.
Brussels sprouts also contain iron, magnesium, potassium, phosphorus, Vitamin B6, and Thiamine.
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- Energy: 95 kcal / 397 kJ
- Fat: 4 g
- Protein: 4 g
- Carbs: 14 g
- Preparation: 10 min
- Cooking: 30 min
- Ready in: 40 min
- For: 4 Servings
- Preheat oven 400 degrees F. Trim off tough ends and discard out leaves that are yellow. Cut in halves.
- Place brussels sprouts in a bowl and toss with olive oil, minced garlic, maple syrup, lemon juice and salt.
- Spread seasoned Brussels sprouts in a single layer on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
- Bake in oven for 25-30 minutes turning halfway.