These amazing Roasted Brussel Sprouts are the absolute best brussel sprout recipe. Crispy brussel sprouts are tossed in parmesan and then drizzled with a surprise ingredient, honey, for some sweetness!
If I could pick a favorite vegetable, I think that I would definitely pick the humble sprout. It is just so delicious and can be served in so many ways. I LOVE it in my favorite rigatoni with shredded sprouts and bacon but this time of the year, we are all thinking of Thanksgiving side dish recipes. Brussel sprouts for Thanksgiving is always a good choice. They are honestly hard to mess up and this recipe is so easy.
One of the best parts of this recipe is the secret ingredient, honey! Brussel sprouts can be bitter so a hint of sweetness really brightens up the flavor! The honey pairs perfectly with the salty parmesan cheese, but you could leave the honey out if you are not a fan.
What is the best way to cook brussel sprouts?
Without a doubt, roasting brussel sprouts in the oven is the best way to cook sprouts. They get crispy and toasty and taste amazing. Boiled or microwaved sprouts are just.not.good. Oven roasted brussel sprouts are always the way to go. If you think you don’t like them, try them this way and I guarantee that you will change your mind!
Can I make brussel sprouts ahead of time?
Yes, you can cook this and reheat later in the oven for about 10 minutes. You can also cook them in water, add oil, salt, parmesan and pepper and put on your baking sheet. Cover and put in your fridge for up to one day and bake when needed. This would be perfect as a make ahead side dish recipe for Thanksgiving.
Leftovers can be reheated or reused in other dishes like an omelette or in pasta sauce.
Can I double this recipe?
Totally, just double the ingredients and use two baking sheets so that all sprouts are in an even layer.
What do you need to make roasted brussel sprouts?
This recipe is so easy! All you need are brussel sprouts, parmesan cheese, olive oil, honey, and salt and pepper!
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Roasted Brussel Sprouts
This delicious roasted brussel sprouts recipe is the most delicious way to serve brussel sprouts!
- 1 lb brussel sprouts
- 1 cup parmesan cheese grated
- 3 tbsp olive oil
- 1 tsp salt
- 3 tbsp honey optional but recommended
- pepper to taste
Preheat your oven to 400F and set aside a sheet pan lined with parchment paper or a silicone baking mat.
Clean the brussel sprouts by removing the stem and the outer leaves and then cut in half.
Cook in salted water for 5 minutes and drain (note 1)
Mix with the olive oil and salt and add pepper to taste.
Spread the brussel sprouts evenly on the sheet pan - cut side down - and sprinkle the parmesan cheese evenly over the sprouts.
Bake for 15-20 minutes until soft and golden brown.
Drizzle honey over the sprouts, toss and serve
Note 1: you can omit this step by cooking them longer in the oven, about 5-10 minutes. In that case add the parmesan cheese after 10 minutes.