Cranberry Roasted Brussel Sprouts
A perfect Thanksgiving and Christmas side dish
Servings: 6 people
Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
Cut off the brown ends of the Brussels sprouts and pull off any yellow outer leaves. If the sprouts are large cut them in half. Mix them in a bowl with the olive oil, salt and pepper.
Pour them on a sheet pan and roast for 30 minutes, until crisp on the outside and tender on the inside. Shake the pan from time to time to brown the sprouts evenly.
Well the brussel sprout roast make the glaze. Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add shallots and sauté 6 minutes. Add Balsamic Vinegar. Increase heat to high and bring to a boil. Boil 5-8 minutes until balsamic vinegar is reduced to a thick syrup. Stir in cranberries, honey and thyme.
Reduce heat and cook 6 minutes, until cranberries start to break down. Add the broth and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer 15 minutes, until thick. Add the mixture to a blender with the mustard and purée mixture in a blender until smooth.
Pour the glaze over the roasted brussels sprouts and return to the oven for anther 10-15 minutes or until glaze has clung and coated the brussel sprouts.
Serving: 6g | Calories: 170kcal | Carbohydrates: 18g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 389mg | Potassium: 493mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 855IU | Vitamin C: 98.5mg | Calcium: 53mg | Iron: 2mg