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Roasted brussel sprouts with pineapple and pecans

21 January 2018 | Last Updated: 14 November 2019

Roasting is the best way to prepare brussels sprouts, they are beautifully browned and packed with flavor. The crispy and charred edges are the best part! These roasted brussel sprouts with pineapple are slightly sweet and sour. The addition of juicy, sweet pineapple and crunchy pecans will convince even the biggest opponent of brussels sprouts. The brussel sprouts are seasoned with sour balsamic vinegar, lemon juice, and sweet maple syrup. The key to the best roasted brussel sprouts is not overcrowding them on a baking tray and roasting them at high temperature.
This is a quick and easy side dish, you can serve it with roasted chicken or roasted duck. You’ll also find instructions for the simplest and super quick dinner in the recipe notes.

Ideas for using the rest of the pineapple:

roasted brussel sprouts with pineapple and pecans in a bowl
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roasted brussel sprouts with pineapple and pecans on a baking tray

Roasted brussel sprouts with pineapple and pecans

The best roasted brussels sprouts recipe. Balsamic sweet sour brussel sprouts with juicy pineapple and crunchy pecans!
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 2 servings
Calories 526kcal
Author Aleksandra

Ingredients

  • 13.4 oz brussel sprouts 380g
  • 4.4 oz fresh pineapple 125g
  • 1.5 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons balsamic vinegar good quality
  • 2 teaspoons maple syrup or honey
  • 2 tablespoons pecans or walnuts
  • salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 200°C / 400°F / Gas Mark 6.
  • Wash the brussel sprouts, peel off the outer leaves, trim off the bottom of the core, cut in half.
  • Peel and core the pineapple, cut into 1.5 cm / 1/2 inch cubes.
  • Toss the brussel sprouts and pineapple with olive oil, lemon juice and balsamic vinegar. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  • Spread in an even layer on a baking tray (without baking paper), roast for 15 minutes. The brussel sprouts shouldn’t be overcrowded, so they can properly brown.
  • After this time, add the pecans and maple syrup, mix everything together and roast for 5 more minutes, until the brussel sprouts are browned and tender.
  • Serve and enjoy! Check if the brussel sprouts are sour enough, if not – sprinkle them with lemon juice.

Notes

You can serve it as a salad (for a lunch) or as a side dish. You can serve it with roasted chicken or duck. The simplest way to serve this roasted brussel sprouts salad: with potato puree (cooked potatoes + lots of butter + a little bit of milk + salt and pepper) and pan fried chicken breast (pound the thickest part a bit and season well with salt, pepper and 1 ts Herbes de Provence / french seasoning or italian seasoning, fry on both sides on a pan until nicely browned).

Nutrition

Calories: 526kcal
Course Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine American, international
Keyword balsamic brussel sprouts, pineapple brussel sprouts, roasted brussel sprouts
roasted brussel sprouts, mashed potatoes and pan-fried chicken breast on a plate

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