Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Balsamic Vinegar
Have you ever eaten anything so delicious that it made you think you'd died and gone to heaven? Roasted brussels sprouts with balsamic vinegar will do the job. My new daughter-in-law made this for Thanksgiving dinner. I was embarrassed at my two extra helpings.
This is the easiest recipe and so delicious you may just have seconds or thirds. This is so much tastier and less fattening that steaming and slathering them with butter. By the way, you can do this with fresh broccoli or cauliflower as well. Let me know what you think.
I hope you will enjoy this recipe.
* Under nutritional facts, most of the total fat and calories is from the olive oil.
More nutritional facts about Brussels Sprouts
Brussels Sprouts are so incredibly nutritious we really need to eat more. Brussels Sprouts are extremely high in anti-oxident vitamin C, and also vitamin K. They contain 37 mg. of calcium, 61 mg. of phosphorus and 342 mg. potassium.
Source: Live Strong
- 1 dozen or so fresh brussels sprouts, (frozen just don't work, besides, they tend to have a bitter after taste)
- 3 Tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
- 2 - 3 Tablespoons balsamic vinegar
- 1 clove garlic, minced, (optional)
- pinch sea salt and pepper
- Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
- Clean brussel sprouts with cold water let drain. Pull off any yellowing or limp looking outer leaves.
- Cut the ends off then slice each sprout in half.
- Mix the garlic, balsamic vinegar, salt and pepper. Mix in olive oil slowly.
- Coat sprouts with mixture.
- Lay brussels sprouts out on a slightly greased cookie sheet, cut side down.
- Roast about 15 minutes until brown and crispy on the outside. Then turn them cut side up and roast another 5 - 10 minutes.
- * Some people prefer their brussels sprouts more tender than others. Use your judgment when testing them.
- Now eat, die, and go to heaven.
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|Serving size: 3 - 4|
|Calories from Fat||117|
|% Daily Value *|
|Fat 13 g||20%|
|Carbohydrates 7 g||2%|
|Sugar 2 g|
|Fiber 3 g||12%|
|Protein 3 g||6%|
|* The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet, so your values may change depending on your calorie needs. The values here may not be 100% accurate because the recipes have not been professionally evaluated nor have they been evaluated by the U.S. FDA.|
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