Garlic Roasted Brussel Sprouts

Growing up I always hated Brussel Sprouts.  Overcooked, extra bitter and tough are a few of the torturous memories I can recall from my childhood.  However in the last few years I have discovered a new found affinity for them. Below is a delicious, quick and easy recipe.  I have my sister for dinner tonight who is vegetarian, however if this wasn’t the case I would have added crisp bacon pieces onto the final product.

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Ingredients:

  • 2 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves (chopped)
  • 1/2 tspoon cumin seeds
  • 1/2 tspoon seasalt
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1/2 lemon (juiced)
  • 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes (depending on personal taste)
  • 1 Kg Brussel Sprouts (halved)
  • chopped flat leaf parsley
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Method:

Preheat the oven to 180c. Heat 2 tablespoons olive oil in a small skillet over medium heat, add 2 chopped garlic cloves

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Add 1/2 teaspoon each cumin seeds and sea salt and cook 2 minutes.

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Stir in 1 tablespoon brown sugar, the juice of 1/2 lemon and a pinch of red pepper flakes.

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Toss with the halved Brussels sprouts and pour out onto a baking sheet.

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Roast until tender, 18 to 24 minutes.

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Toss with chopped parsley.

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Enjoy as much as I hope everyone does tonight 🙂

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