Category: Brussels Sprouts

Oven Roasted Pork Tenderloin Kabobs

Oven Roasted Pork Tenderloin Kabobs

Oven Roasted Pork Tenderloin Kabobs Happy Father’s Day! What Dad doesn’t like to grill on Dad’s day! Instead of the usual burgers, brats and steak, why not make Dad some shish kabobs to grill…or better yet, why not make these tasty Oven Roasted Pork Tenderloin Kabobs, and give Dad the day off. 

Honey Dijon Balsamic Brussels Sprouts

Honey Dijon Balsamic Brussels Sprouts

Honey Dijon Balsamic Brussels Sprouts One of my favorite vegetables is Brussels sprouts. This hasn’t always been the case. I can remember a time when I wouldn’t have eaten a Brussels sprout to save my you know what but thankfully that has changed. Some years 

Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Mini Peppers

Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Mini Peppers

Roasted Brussels Sprouts

If you don’t think you like Brussels Sprouts, think again. Roasted Brussels sprouts are super. They become sweet, caramelized little cabbage gems, that are hard to resist. Buy small bright green sprouts with compact heads. Store unwashed sprouts in an airtight plastic bag in the refrigerator up to 3 days; longer than that and sprouts will develop a strong flavor. Brussels sprouts, a cruciferous vegetable, high in vitamins A and C, and are a fair source of iron.

What are Brussels Sprouts?

Brussels sprouts said to have been cultivated in the 16th-century Belgium. Brussels Sprouts are a member of the cabbage family and indeed resemble tiny cabbage heads. Many rows of sprouts grow on a single long stalk. They range from 1/2 to 1 1/2 inches in diameter; the smaller sprouts are more tender. Brussels sprouts are available from late August through March.

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Eating Healthy

We are trying to eat healthier and that means adding more vegetables to our diet. I really like Brussels sprouts but I have never roasted them before. Roasting is a great way to bring out flavor and natural sweetness in many vegetables. Brussels sprouts are no exception. Try roasting Brussels sprouts with shallots and mini sweet peppers, sprinkle on Mrs. Dash Garlic and Herb seasoning blend, and you’ll have the best side dish ever. You can sprinkle roasted Brussels sprouts with some crispy bacon and Parmesan cheese before serving. So good!!

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