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June 9, 2009

Roasted Brussel’s Sprouts

Filed under: non-bike — Andrea @ 7:38 pm

If you hate Brussel’s sprouts because they’re stinky, slimy, and bitter, then forget everything you know about them, and try this:

Ingredients:
Brussel’s Sprouts (I don’t measure… just get however many you want to eat)
Apple (Fuji, Honeycrisp, Granny Smith, etc- something very crispy)
Shallot
Balsamic Vinegar
Olive Oil
Crushed Red Pepper
Salt & Fresh ground pepper

Preheat the over to 425F. Wash sprouts & cut in half (quarter large ones), picking off any leaves that look like something you shouldn’t eat. Cut the shallot in half, then into slices. Dice the apple. Toss all of those into a bowl, then add a tablespoon or so of olive oil and balsamic vinegar. Add a good dose of salt & pepper, then sprinkle as much or as little crushed red pepper as you like. Toss and pour into a glass casserole dish.

Now the important part: BAKE FOR 15 MINUTES. NO MORE.

If you bake them longer, then you’ll get brown, stinky sprouts. You want green and crispy. Oh yeah- and chew your damn food and you won’t get gas. (as much)

1 Comment

  1. Girl! that sounds good! Also roasting them, I hear, is ideal:)…..toss em in olive oil, a little s & p, roast(turning every 5 min or so) @425 till done! I just about roast all my veggies!! a good mix: onion(large dice), sweet potato, garlic(whole!), squash, zucchini, carrots, sometimes broccoli or asparagus…yum a tum!

    Comment by Lauren — June 9, 2009 @ 8:12 pm

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