Olive oil and salt combined with the spice of black pepper add flavor to brussels sprouts as they roast to crisp tenderness. This recipe may even make the brussels sprouts haters convert!
Roasted Brussels Sprouts
1 1/2 lbs. fresh Brussels sprouts
3 Tablespoons olive oil
3/4 teaspoon kosher salt
1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
2. Cut off the ends of the Brussels sprouts and pull off any yellow outer leaves.
3. Mix sprouts in a bowl with the olive oil, salt, and pepper.
4. Transfer to a baking sheet pan and roast for 35 to 40 minutes, until crisp outside and tender inside.
5. Shake the pan from time to time to brown the Brussels sprouts evenly. Serves 6.
What to Serve These Brussels Sprouts With
These brussels sprouts can be served with a variety of main courses. One of the great things about this recipe is that it's so simple, allowing you to focus on the main dish in your dinner. Let's check out some of our ideas for what to serve these brussels sprouts with.
These brussels sprouts can go great with turkey. Many families only have turkey at Thanksgiving, but we encourage you to have it more often! It's a healthy alternative to fattier meats like beef. Whenever you decide to make turkey, make these brussels sprouts to go with it.
Another great suggestion is meatloaf. Meatloaf is a delicious dinner that's usually quite easy to make. If you're out of ideas for a good side for your meatloaf, these brussels sprouts will do the trick quite well! Kids will likely prefer the meatloaf, but you never know!
You can include these brussels sprouts as part of a larger dinner featuring a variety of roasted vegetables. You can roast pretty much any type of vegetable out there, so get creative and pick the ones that you like best or that are cheapest for you. The great thing is that you can disguise the brussels sprouts among other vegetables.