Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Pecans

Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Pecans


This is a low-calorie side dish with a cruciferous vegetable and a great tasty way to incorporate more veggies with each meal. The recipe is a great source of Fiber, Vitamin C, Vitamin E, Thiamin and Folate. One cup of this recipe contains 2 servings of vegetables.

 

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Ingredients

 

2 pounds     Brussels sprouts (trimmed and halved)

1 cup            Pecans (roughly chopped)

2 Tbsp         Olive oil

2 cloves       Garlic, finely chopped

½ tsp          Salt

¼ tsp          Black pepper

 

Servings: 9 

 

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 400° F
  2. On a large baking sheet add the Brussels sprouts (face up) pecans, garlic, salt, and pepper
  3. Roast until golden and tender (20-25 minutes)

 

Recipe adapted from RealSimple.com

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