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Under 30 Minutes

Under 30 Minutes

Roasted Brussels Sprouts

A cruciferous family member, Brussels sprouts have long been considered cancer-fighting superstars thanks in part to the presence of compounds called indoles.

  • prep: 10 mins
    total time: 30 mins
  • servings: 8

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds Brussels sprouts, trimmed and halved
  • 2 red Bartlett pears, cored and cut into wedges
  • 6 shallots, quartered
  • 10 fresh thyme sprigs
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • Coarse salt and ground pepper
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice

Directions

  1. Step 1

    Preheat oven to 425 degrees. On two large rimmed baking sheets, toss Brussels sprouts, pears, shallots, thyme, and oil; season with salt and pepper.

  2. Step 2

    Roast until Brussels sprouts are tender and browned, 30 to 35 minutes, rotating pans halfway through. Toss with lemon juice and serve warm.

Source
Body+Soul, November 2009