Thursday, April 20, 2017

Lowly Misunderstood Brussels Sprouts



It seems that there’s not too many folks that are “sitting-on-the-fence” when it comes to brussels sprouts… you either like them or you hate them.  For those that fall into the former category, here’s a tasty way to “dress up” plain ole brussels sprouts.   This might even tempt the haters to give them a try, too.

Roasted Balsamic Brussels Sprouts
  • 2 pounds (lbs) brussels sprouts
  • 3/4 teaspoon (tsp) garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon (tsp) sea salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon (tsp) freshly ground black pepper
  • 3-4 tablespoons (Tbsp) extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2-3 teaspoons (tsp) balsamic vinegar
  • 1/4 cup freshly-grated parmesan cheese (plus more for topping)
Preheat the oven to 400° degrees.

Trim the ends off of the sprouts and slice them in half length-wise.

Combine the rest of the ingredients in a mixing bowl -- thoroughly mixing all of the ingredients.

Add the sprouts to the mixing bowl and toss to completely cover the sprouts with the mixture.

Place the sprouts, in a single layer, on a baking sheet and bake for 15-20 minutes (until the sprouts have softened and turned lightly brown).

Remove the tray from the oven, drizzle the sprouts lightly with balsamic vinegar (to taste) and sprinkle (light to heavy, depending on your personal preference) with grated parmesan cheese.

Serve warm and ENJOY!



To A Life Of Simplicity
Happy Homesteading!
~ Susan & Rick
Celtic Acres Farm




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About the Author:
Susan along with her husband, Rick, are the owners of Celtic Acres Farm, an organic, self-sufficient, off-grid farm where they raise chickens, ducks, goats and a pig, rescue dogs and cats, grow their own heirloom, non-gmo produce, create handmade crafts and home décor items, and strive to live a self-sustaining lifestyle while attempting to carve out that little piece of paradise where they can live free, breathe free and commune with nature.
Celtic Acres Farms is committed to healthy animals, a greener planet, recycling-reusing-repurposing, while maintaining our rural heritage and sharing it with others. We believe that we must all lead the way to a more sustainable future while never forgetting the things of the past. 

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