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Roasted Brussels Sprouts Recipe

These mini cabbages are surprisingly big on flavor. Although the brussels sprouts are very simply seasoned, roasting them caramelizes their natural sugars, giving them a subtle sweetness. —Tina Mirilovich,Johnstown, Pennsylvania
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 15 min. YIELD:6 servings


  • 2 pounds fresh or frozen brussels sprouts, thawed
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper


  • 1. Cut an "X" in the core of each brussels sprout. Place 1 in. of water in a saucepan; add sprouts. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 5-6 minutes or until crisp-tender. Drain. Add the remaining ingredients and toss to coat.
  • 2. Arrange sprouts in a single layer in a 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pan coated with cooking spray. Bake, uncovered, at 425° for 15-20 minutes, stirring occasionally. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

2/3 cup: 102 calories, 5g fat (2g saturated fat), 5mg cholesterol, 248mg sodium, 14g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 6g fiber), 5g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 vegetable, 1 fat.

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deb9962 User ID: 6353234 264495
Reviewed Apr. 9, 2017

"This is a great way to do Brussel sprouts for a change. We enjoyed them very much"

Janadele User ID: 7087902 256219
Reviewed Oct. 31, 2016

"easy and healthy"

ms11145 User ID: 1604521 245172
Reviewed Mar. 9, 2016

"Roasting brussel sprouts is the only way to eat them. I omitted the butter and just upped the olive oil . I used kosher salt. T also didn't parboil as that just takes all the nutrients away."

muffbear74 User ID: 209131 102109
Reviewed Oct. 20, 2014

"I have other Brussels Sprout recipes I like better, but this one is the easiest and they taste good."

Sis2ewe User ID: 6707451 96102
Reviewed Sep. 21, 2013

"This is an easy way to make brussel sprouts and they are delicious!"

Francisca3032 User ID: 6052254 52216
Reviewed Dec. 31, 2012

"Loved it, two out of four kids loved it and my husband loved it. Instead of boiling them in water, I boiled them in chicken broth and added minced garlic to the pan when I baked it, yummmmm."

Needsmusic User ID: 5941084 75276
Reviewed Nov. 3, 2012

"If you've never had brussel sprouts, roasting them like this is the way to go. They tasted awesome.

I cut off the ends and cut eat sprout in half and put a notch in the base of each (instead of the X in the whole core). I did NOT parboil them as directed...just put them in a bag with the oil to get them covered and then put them in the pan and covered with sea salt and pepper (used a grinder for both). Roasted them as directed for about 20 minutes until they were beginning to get brown and a little crispy. Everyone tried them and they were really good. I loved them and my 8 year old thought they were 'pretty good'. My youngest didn't like them. My husband who said he had brussel sprouts as a child and hated them admitted this time while he wouldn't ask for them, they were okay...which is super high praise for my picky Pete!"

juicyfruit007 User ID: 1404522 34056
Reviewed Mar. 9, 2012

"IF I make brussel sprouts again, I will probably use this recipe. My husband and I had never had brussel sprouts before tonight, and were a bit leery, but they weren't bad."

jmscoker User ID: 4615223 34337
Reviewed Jan. 25, 2012

"A delicious simple way to prepare brussel sprouts. I added 1/2 tsp minced garlic."

lazyjcafe User ID: 1762141 82505
Reviewed Jan. 10, 2012

"This is delicious. The sprouts came out perfectly, and my daughter and I loved them. My other daughter managed to eat the two I put on her plate, and my husband refused to try them - but his loss. We will make them again anyway! :)"

chirey User ID: 1371783 75274
Reviewed Jan. 28, 2011

"DELICIOUS! My family loved them. My 8 year old son turned his nose up at them and complained about there being 4 (!) on his plate. He wasn't eating those, gross! After being persuaded to just try a bite, he cleaned up the rest of the serving bowl! and complained when they were all gone! Best brussels sprouts ever. If you have ever had brussels sprouts and decided you didn't like them, try them this way. You'll be pleasantly suprised! I had a little less than 2 lbs -maybe a pound and a half."

lenavoth User ID: 5335289 83022
Reviewed Dec. 15, 2010

"Wonderful! Great reviews from a friend I had over for dinner. Need to buy more Brussels Sprouts!"

Monarchsmomma User ID: 1811632 34333
Reviewed Nov. 27, 2009

"I've been looking for a simple Brussels sprout recipe-this is it! Very good. I may cut back on the oil & butter a little. Thank you for sharing."

mfl User ID: 765933 52192
Reviewed Nov. 23, 2009

"These are so easy and so delicious... yummy!"

Judy68 User ID: 2594974 57860
Reviewed Oct. 19, 2008

"My family does not,as rule like brussel sprouts but this recipe has changed their minds. This has become a side dish they ask for at holidays. Tina Repack, Thank you for sharing your recipe with the Taste of Home family, Judy Rich"

Gloria Vissage User ID: 1462368 118150
Reviewed Apr. 6, 2008

"I'm sorry, but I just found it. I didn't go over to my right far enough. Please forgive my mistake."

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