Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Brussels sprouts are powerfully nutritious, like all of their cabbage kin.  They are a strong flavored green, and when properly prepared are uniquely nutty and flavorful.

beautiful Brussels Sprouts, halved

They are at their peak of flavor when harvested after a frost, or during the cool days of Fall.  There are many ways to coax the best from these beauties.  The key to nutty roasted flavor is a bit of oil, salt — and a hot oven.  My simple recipe is below.  Enjoy!

Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Roasted Brussels Sprouts

1 LB Brussels Sprouts, rinsed and halved
2 – 3 TB olive oil
sea salt

Lightly coat the Brussels sprouts with olive oil.  Arrange cut side down on in a single layer on a baking sheet.  Sprinkle with sea salt.  Roast in a 425 degree oven for 20 – 25 minutes or until browned and tender.

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