Call me crazy but Brussels sprouts are my favorite vegetable! These roasted Brussels sprouts with balsamic reduction will make them your favorite as well!
Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Balsamic Reduction
Calories 110 kcal
- 16 oz Brussels sprouts
- ¼ cup frozen pearl onions
- 2 tbsp olive oil
- ½ tsp salt
- ¼ tsp black pepper
- 3 tbsp Parmesan cheese
- ¼ cup balsamic reduction
Trim Brussels Sprouts and cut in half lengthwise. Place sprouts, onions and oil in a saute pan over medium-high heat and cook until browned and tender, about 10 minutes.
Toss with salt, pepper and Parmesan cheese. Drizzle with balsamic reduction.
Hack: Frozen brussels sprouts can be used for this recipe. Add sprouts whole and frozen to the saute pan. Allow an additional 5-10 minutes of cooking time.
Hack: ¼ cup chopped fresh or frozen onion can be substituted for the frozen pearl onions.
Hack: Leftovers can be stored tightly covered in the refrigerator for up to 5 days or frozen for up to 3 months.
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Did you know? Brussels sprouts are part of the cruciferous collection of vegetables that are associated with lowering the risk of some types of cancer.
Suggestion: These would pair nicely with classic meatloaf!
Roasted asparagus with pine nuts is a super easy dish that can be on the table in less than 15 minutes! It’s also a nutritional powerhouse that can’t be beaten!
Roasted Asparagus with Pine Nuts
Calories 235 kcal
- 1 bunch asparagus, trimmed and washed
- 2 tbsp olive oil
- 2 tbsp pine nuts
- 2 tbsp Parmesan cheese
Preheat the oven to 350℉.
Place asparagus on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Drizzle asparagus with olive oil and toss to coat.
Sprinkle pine nuts and Parmesan over asparagus and toss to coat.
Bake for 10-12 minutes or to desired tenderness.
Hack: Store leftovers in the refrigerator for up to 5 days. To freeze, lay cooled asparagus spears in a single layer on a baking sheet. Place in the freezer until completely frozen. Seal in a freezer-safe container and store in the freezer for up to 6 months.
Hack: Pine nuts can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for 2 months or in the freezer for 6 months.
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Asparagus is a healthy addition to your diet with many nutrients and a good amount of fiber!
Suggestion: Use leftover pine nuts in Healthy Vegetable Lasagna with Butternut Bechamel, Scallion Pesto or Baked Rice Pilaf!
Suggestion: Use leftover asparagus to make a 3 Egg Omelette with Asparagus for breakfast!