Sweet. Salty. With a hint of nuttiness that only a browned Brussels sprout can give. The key to bringing out the best in your maple Brussels sprouts is to have a baking sheet hot and ready to go. Be sure to let your Brussels sprouts caramelize while cooking. A wee bit of char on your sprouts — or any cruciferous veggie for that matter — tastes pretty delicious.
Brussels sprouts pair fabulously with cured pork. And these are no exception. Offer a dish of maple Brussels sprouts alongside Orange Glazed Ham .
Maple Brussels Sprouts
- 2 lb brussels sprouts
- 4 tbsp. coconut oil
- 4 tbsp. maple syrup
- 2 tsp. coarse sea salt, plus more to taste
- Preheat the oven to 350F.
- Halve the brussels sprouts.
- Place the brussels sprouts in a large bowl and set aside.
- In a small bowl, whisk together the coconut oil, maple syrup and sea salt.
- Pour mixture over the sprouts and mix well.
- Place the sprouts on a lined baking sheet and bake for 35 minutes, flipping halfway through once they are browned and caramelized on the underside.