Brussel Sprouts recipe

Roasted Brussels Sprouts

This Roasted Brussels Sprouts recipe is a simple way to caramelize the Brussels sprouts on the outside and make them tender on the inside.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword Brussels Sprouts, easy recipe
Prep Time 16 minutes
Cook Time 24 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 8 people
Calories 97kcal
Author Jillian - a Food, Folks and Fun original!


  • 2 pounds Brussels sprouts trimmed and halved (see notes above on how to)
  • 3 Tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 Tablespoon water
  • 1 Tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper


  • Move the oven rack to the upper-middle position and preheat to 500 degrees F. In a large bowl toss together the Brussels sprouts, olive oil, water, balsamic vinegar, salt, and pepper until well coated.
    Roasted Brussels Sprouts Step 1
  • Line a rimmed baking sheet with foil and place the sprouts cut side down. Cover the baking sheet with another piece of foil and roast the sprouts for 12 minutes. Then, remove the foil and keep cooking for another 12-14 minutes, or until the sprouts are browned and tender.
    Roasted Brussels Sprouts Step 2
  • Season the Brussels sprouts with salt and pepper to taste and serve.
    Roasted Brussels Sprouts Step 3


Select sprouts that are about 1½ inches long. Quarter Brussels sprouts longer than 2½ inches; don’t cut sprouts shorter than 1 inch.


Calories: 97kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 5g | Sodium: 247mg | Potassium: 441mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 855IU | Vitamin C: 96.4mg | Calcium: 48mg | Iron: 1.6mg