Oven-Roasted Brussels Sprouts Appetizer / Side Dish Instructions

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I always wondered why those little cabbages were called Brussels sprouts. I finally looked it up and discovered that they were indeed named after the capital city of Belgium. They were grown near Brussels when they first came to Europe. They originated, along with other members of the cabbage family, in the Mediterranean. However, they weren’t cultivated in Europe until the Middle Ages.

If you’ve ever seen them before harvest, it’s quite interesting. They grow like baby cabbages around a central, fibrous stalk. Trader Joe’s sells them on the stalk when they are (briefly) in season.

In any case, people love this healthy, low-calorie appetizer/side dish these days in the USA. Serve them with my spicy, creamy sriracha aioli sauce for an extra kick. They are great for a party, a weekday side, buffet or vegetarian treat.

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Oven-Roasted Brussels Sprouts Appetizer or Side Dish Recipe
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 400°F.
  2. Trim ends off sprouts and cut them in half lengthwise.
  3. Toss Brussels sprouts with oil, salt, pepper and seasoning on a rimmed baking sheet. Shallow pans are best.
  4. Roast for 20 minutes then stir.
  5. Roast another 15 minutes until sprouts are brown and crispy but not burnt.
  6. Serve warm with spicy sriracha aioli or your choice of sauce.
Recipe Notes

Loosen lots of leaves from the sprouts before roasting. They get very brown, crispy and delicious!

Omit the Italian seasoning or use a different blend, such as a Mediterranean style seasoning mix instead to vary the flavor.

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Pair this wonderful dish with my easy, quick sriracha aioli:

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Sriracha Aoli Dip Sauce Recipe
A spicy, creamy hot-yet-cool quick dip for topping roasted brussels sprouts, fries, onion straws and other appetizers and side dishes.
Course Appetizer, Sauce
Cuisine American, Asian
Prep Time 5 minutes
Servings
cup
Ingredients
Course Appetizer, Sauce
Cuisine American, Asian
Prep Time 5 minutes
Servings
cup
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. Combine mayo and sriracha. Stir til creamy and well mixed. Serve over fries, brussels sprouts, onion straws, wings or anything you want to add a creamy zing to.
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2 Responses

  1. YEAH!!!! One for a cookbook signing! Lookin’ forward to more!

  2. Love the recipes!!! Keep them coming!

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