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The Secret To Delicious Brussels Sprouts, Finally!



Brussels sprouts are great for you! They contain "sulforaphane", a chemical that is believed to have potent anti-cancer properties. They are also a source of indole-3-carbinol, which boosts DNA repair in cells and appears to block the growth of cancer cells. But, I've never liked them because the ones I had were always boiled (which actually ruins their health benefits). That is until I tried them roasted in the oven with just a little bit of olive oil, salt & pepper. 30 mins at 400F. Delicious!

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I think they taste better when they are cut in half, instead of baking them whole. It lets the inside caramelize too. Even tastier!

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  • Thank you, I have posted on this cooking site about roasted vegetables never thought of adding brussel sprouts Off they go right along my other vegetables in the roaster come this weekend..Yeah one more added vegetable for my health. - by JUDYAMK
    Will give this a try. I will also add a bit of minced garlic.
    - by EATING-GOOD
  • This sounds good! Also, try dumping a package of frozen brussel sprouts into a nonstick frying pan lightly coated with cooking spray. Cook uncovered about 30 minutes while stirring constantly. Really good and easy, too. - by SKINNYWITCH2
  • I plan to try them this way. I never really liked them. I cooked them with my girls were small and we called them baby cabbages, but I personally would have left them at the store. I will try them again and see if they are as yummy as roasted beets are. - by CATIEMARIE
    I love brussel sprouts, my husband doesn't. I may have to try this next time I want some and he's not here (He sometimes works a second shift and I fix for myself!) - by JANETLP
  • I'm going to have to try this! Thanks for the tip on roasting with olive oil and S&P! - by DETERMINEDJANET
  • Sounds good! Going to try some this weekend! - by NEVERORNOW
  • Ok going to give this a try!! Love these little things! Does steaming them kill their health benefits too?? - by JASI27
  • I have always loved brussel sprouts.
    Roasting them sounds great.
    thanks emoticon - by 1DIANEZA
  • I love Brussels sprouts so I'll try it. - by PINKCIS
  • This is my favorite way to eat Brussels sprouts! - by PATTK1220
  • Hmm, I'm always wondering how to get my husband to eat them...I'll have to try this!

    Thanks for sharing! - by HOPEFULANGE
  • I'm going to get some tomorrow and try this. Thanks! - by BEUGEL
    I love roasted brussel sprouts! - by GEEMAWEST

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