Maple Balsamic Glazed Brussels Sprouts
Sweet and Tangy Goodness
Do you fight with your kids to get them to eat their Brussel Sprouts? Or, maybe it’s you who needs convincing! Give these healthy cruciferous veggies another try with this delicious recipe. Not only will you be boosting your heart and immune health but you’ll be surprised at how good these mini-cabbages can taste.
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1 Tbsp salt and black pepper, to taste
Maple Balsamic Glaze
2 Tbsp balsamic vinegar
1 1/2 Tbsp Maple syrup, pure
1 1/2 Tsp Olive oil
- Preheat the oven to 400 degrees.
Wash the Brussels sprouts, remove any outer leaves that aren’t looking great, cut the ends off then chop them in half.
Place them on a parchment or silicone mat-lined baking sheet.
- Drizzle with olive oil, sea salt and pepper.
- Mix well then roast for 35-40 minutes until tender and browned.
- Add the balsamic vinegar and maple syrup to a small sauce pan and bring to a light boil over medium-high heat while stirring.
Continue stirring for about 5 minutes until it forms a thick, syrupy glaze.
- Pour over the Brussels sprouts and mix to combine.
Did you know?
An important anti-inflammatory nutrient found in Brussels sprouts is vitamin K. Vitamin K is a direct regulator of inflammatory responses, and we need optimal intake of this vitamin in order to avoid chronic, excessive inflammation. Inflammation is the precursor to many ailments including cancer.
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