Roasted Brussels Sprouts

brussel sprouts

Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Picture perfect holiday recipe packed with lots of vitamins, minerals, color and flavor.  If you usually frown at the thought of Brussels Sprouts, try this recipe! 

Ingredients

3 cups of Brussels sprouts, ends trimmed and yellow leaves removed

4 cups cubed sweet potatoes, peeled and cubed into 1-inch cubes (1 ½ lbs)

3 Tbsp olive oil

3 Tbsp maple syrup

½ tsp cinnamon

1 cups pecan halves

1 cup reduced sugar dried cranberries

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400o Lightly grease 2 foil-lined baking sheet.
  2. In a medium bowl, combine Brussels Sprouts and potatoes with olive oil, maple syrup and cinnamon. Distribute evenly on 2 baking sheets.
  3. Roast for 20-25 minutes. Turn about 10-15 minutes into baking.
  4. In a large bowl, combine roasted Brussel Sprouts, potatoes, cranberries and pecans.

 

Serving Size 1 cup.  Serves 6 servings

Calories: 280   Fat: 19g (majority unsaturated fats) Carbs: 34g Fiber: 11g  Protein: 5.5g

Tip:  To decrease the carb serving more, use less cranberries.

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