The Roasted Brussels Sprouts that make an appearance at EVERY big meal!

Roasted Brussels sprouts are a popular side dish that adds a flavorful and nutritious element to any meal. Here’s a simple recipe to make them:


– 1 1/2 pounds Brussels sprouts, trimmed and halved
– 2 tablespoons olive oil
– 2 cloves garlic, minced
– Salt and black pepper to taste
– Optional additions: grated Parmesan cheese, balsamic glaze, chopped bacon, toasted nuts (such as pecans or almonds)


1. Preheat your oven to 400°F (200°C). Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or aluminum foil for easy cleanup.

2. In a large mixing bowl, toss the trimmed and halved Brussels sprouts with olive oil, minced garlic, salt, and black pepper until evenly coated.

3. Spread the Brussels sprouts out in a single layer on the prepared baking sheet, cut side down.

4. Roast the Brussels sprouts in the preheated oven for 25-30 minutes, or until they are golden brown and tender, stirring halfway through the cooking time for even browning.

5. Once the Brussels sprouts are roasted to your desired level of caramelization, remove them from the oven and transfer them to a serving dish.

6. Optional: Sprinkle the roasted Brussels sprouts with grated Parmesan cheese, drizzle with balsamic glaze, or add chopped cooked bacon or toasted nuts for extra flavor and texture.

7. Serve the roasted Brussels sprouts immediately as a delicious and nutritious side dish alongside your favorite main course.

These roasted Brussels sprouts are sure to be a hit at every big meal, whether it’s a holiday feast, Sunday dinner, or special celebration. Enjoy their crispy edges and tender centers, packed with savory garlic flavor!

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