Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Cranberries & Almonds Recipe
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Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Cranberries & Almonds Recipe

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If Brussels sprouts taste bitter to you, roast them for a gentle sweetness that goes with cranberries and almonds. This side dish won us over. —Claudia Lamascolo, Melbourne, FL
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 30 min.
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 30 min.
MAKES: 8 servings


  • 3 pounds fresh Brussels sprouts, trimmed and halved
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/2 cup sliced almonds, toasted

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup: 284 calories, 10g fat (1g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 260mg sodium, 48g carbohydrate (34g sugars, 7g fiber), 6g protein.


  1. Preheat oven to 400°. In a large bowl, toss Brussels sprouts with oil, salt, garlic powder and pepper. Transfer to a greased 15x10x1-in. baking pan. Roast 30-35 minutes or until tender, stirring occasionally.
  2. In a small saucepan, combine vinegar and sugar; bring to a boil, stirring to dissolve sugar. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, 15-20 minutes or until syrupy, stirring occasionally.
  3. To serve, place Brussels sprouts in a serving dish; drizzle with glaze and toss to coat. Sprinkle with cranberries and almonds. Yield: 8 servings.
Editor's Note: To toast nuts, bake in a shallow pan in a 350° oven for 5-10 minutes or cook in a skillet over low heat until lightly browned, stirring occasionally.
Originally published as Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Cranberries & Almonds in Taste of Home September/October 2015, p56

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Laylay0308 User ID: 8301362 235252
Reviewed Oct. 19, 2015

"This recipe was easy to make; a great go-to recipe I will keep for the future. I chose to drizzle balsamic glaze over the Brussels Sprouts for a quicker dish. I also substituted pecans for almonds due to preference. The cranberries were a great addition!"

Beema User ID: 446601 233048
Reviewed Sep. 17, 2015

"What an outstanding idea! I love the new flavor of my favorite brussies!"

stacychefgirl User ID: 7664669 231125
Reviewed Aug. 12, 2015

"Made this tonight but halved the recipe since there's only two of us and it was delicious!"

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