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13 dec 2017

Christmas Edibles: Roasted Brussels Sprouts

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Christmas Edibles: Roasted Brussels Sprouts
Between the last minute Christmas shopping ::shoutout to my fellow procrastinators who are scrambling at the last minute for gifts just like me::, the going back and forth from the grocery store (because, like, hello, no one actually gets everything they need in one trip), and the holiday parties you need to show your cute little elfin face at, the last thing you need to worry about is what delish homemade side you will be showing up with at Christmas dinner.


To fight back the holiday hassle, I am treating you, my beloved buds, to an early Christmas present—I'll be teaching you how to make simple, yet flavorful, roasted brussel sprouts with balsamic vinegar, cranberries, and green herbs from Mrs. Claus’ garden. Thanks to the LEVO Oil Infuser we are able to infuse olive oil with Lady C's magical dry herbs with the simple push of a button. This recipe will be sure to have your friends and family feelin’ the happy happy joy joy spirit of the holidays!


ROASTED BALSAMIC BRUSSELS SPROUTS WITH DRIED CRANBERRIES RECIPE


ROASTED BALSAMIC BRUSSELS SPROUTS WITH DRIED CRANBERRIES RECIPE


INGREDIENTS:

3 lbs brussel sprouts - trimmed, cleaned, and halved

½ cup LEVO olive oil [read our HOW TO: LEVO Olive Oil]

1 cup granulated sugar

¾ cup balsamic vinegar

1 cup dried cranberries

¼ cup pine nuts


INSTRUCTIONS:

1. Crank up the oven to 375°F.

2. In a bowl toss the brussel sprouts with the LEVO olive oil and arrange on baking sheet.

3. Roast for 25-30 minutes, until brown.

4. While the brussel sprouts are roasting, combine and mix the balsamic vinegar and sugar in a sauce pan on the stove, and bring to a boil. Then continuously reduce the heat until the mixture is very thick.

5. In another sauce pan, toast the pine nuts slowly on each side. You want the pine nuts to be slight browned and have a nutty fragrance - be careful because these cook very quickly!

5. Drizzle the sauce over the hot roasted brussel sprouts, and sprinkle the dried cranberries before serving.


ROASTED BALSAMIC BRUSSELS SPROUTS WITH DRIED CRANBERRIES RECIPE

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