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Brussels Sprouts with Maple and Cayenne


This side pairs well with spicy sausages or pork chops.

  • Servings: 4

Photography: Marcus Nilsson

Source: Everyday Food, October 2011


  • 2 pounds brussels sprouts, trimmed and halved lengthwise
  • 1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • Coarse salt
  • 1 tablespoon pure maple syrup
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. On a rimmed baking sheet, toss brussels sprouts with olive oil; season with salt. Roast until brussels sprouts are browned in spots and tender when pierced with a knife, 15 to 20 minutes, stirring halfway through. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, combine syrup and cayenne pepper. Drizzle brussels sprouts with maple syrup mixture, stir to coat, and roast 1 minute.

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  • kiki_p
    1 DEC, 2012
    Very easy to do and the result is delicious.
  • SKS
    18 NOV, 2012
    I've made this twice and it's really good! Nice caramelized flavor from the roasting and syrup, and just a touch of spice.
  • dalove
    10 DEC, 2011
    This is one of the simplest and delicious brussel sprout recipes that I have tried. A do over for sure.