This flavorful Honey Mustard Brussel Sprouts recipe is an easy side dish that just may have you asking for more.
Brussel sprouts: they're not the most popular of vegetables.
I mean, let's just be honest. Brussel sprouts are the vegetables that make children cringe. Many, many adults turn their nose up at the thought of the stinky veggie. And while I do believe brussels had a little moment in the food-trend-spotlight, all-in-all, they will just never be the "beloved" vegetable.
Interestingly, brussel sprouts are a veg that I have only begun to love in the past handful of years.
I can't remember quite the moment when I decided that I liked them, but I'm pretty sure it had something to do with my one of my favorite restaurants and lots of butter. And there's nothing wrong with that.
What brussel sprouts have taught me is that it really can take DECADES to decide that you like a vegetables. I know we had brussels growing up occasionally; then I think I took a good decade (maybe more) hiatus, at least. And here I am now, truly loving the darn things. So let this be a lesson to us all, including me, that it's worth exposing our whole family and continuing to try new recipes ourselves. You never know when the day may come that you or your child decide a food is actually delicious.
So let's just all say this out loud: Be patient.
Be patient with yourself. Be patient with your loved ones.
Sometimes, it just takes time and exposure.
Now, let's get on to the easy recipe. These Honey Mustard Brussel Sprouts are so easy and so tasty.
Some brussel sprouts recipes will have you use balsamic glaze and parmesan cheese. For these roasted brussels sprouts, we are going a different way.
The marinade is nice and thick so it actually sticks to the brussels.
See recipe card at the bottom of this post for exact quantities.
- Line a rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper for easy clean up. Preheat the oven.These easy brussels sprouts cook at a high heat of 450 degrees.
- Wash brussel sprouts in cold water and dry. Then slice them in half. We're going for as equal size of your brussels sprouts as possible. Pour sliced brussels on the prepared sheet pan.
- Whisk together oil, honey, mustard and salt. Pour over brussels and gently toss to fully coat. Arrange marinated brussels in a single layer on baking sheet.
- Cooking time: Roast for 15 minutes, until brussels are semi-soft and golden brown.
- Serve immediately.
Top Tips for Honey Mustard Brussel Sprouts
When you cut up the brussel sprouts, try to get them as uniform in shape as possible. This helps them cook evenly and avoid having mushy brussels. (Gross!)
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Think you will make these the next time you need a delicious side dish? Let me know in a comment. Or, tell me how you really feel about brussel sprouts.
To always trying foods,