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Maple Roasted Brussel Sprouts with Walnuts and Apples

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Roasted brussel sprouts are the perfect accompaniment to any meal.  Brussel sprouts, apples, and walnuts are tossed with oil and maple syrup to create the perfect fall side dish.

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The only vegetable that both of my kids will eat every time I serve it is brussel sprouts.  In fact, they will request brussel sprouts for dinner multiple times a week.  I attribute the popularity of the brussel sprout in our home to the way we cook them.  We always roast our brussel sprouts and they are always a hit.

I decided to add apple and walnuts to the mix and roast the three ingredients in an oil and maple syrup mixture.  Brussel sprouts are similar to cabbage so I thought along the lines of a warm, sweet and toasted cole slaw.

One of my tricks to roasting brussel sprouts well is to cut each sprout in to quarters.  This makes the brussel sprout easier to eat and allows to to cook quicker than the whole sprout.

I roast my sprouts on pan lined with foil to make clean up a breeze. You can also fold the mixture right in the foil and roast on the grill.

 

 

 

Maple Roasted Brussel Sprouts with Walnuts and Apples

Ingredients

  • 1 pound brussel sprouts, trimmed and quartered
  • Enough oil to coat sprouts, about 2 Tablespoons
  • 2 teaspoons maple syrup
  • 1/2 small Granny Smith apple, coarsely diced
  • A handful of walnuts
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. In a large bowl toss together brussel sprouts, oil, and maple syrup making sure to coat sprouts thoroughly. If you need more oil, add it in.
  2. Add in apples and walnuts and stir once or twice. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  3. Spread mixture out on a foil lined baking sheet.
  4. Roast sprouts for 10-20 minutes at 425 degrees, watching closely so the walnuts do not burn. The longer they cook, the more toasted they will be.
 

 

 

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23 Comments
  • LauraBeth
    November 2, 2013

    The only vegetable my kids eat reliably is broccoli! Brussel Sprouts are not on their “list,” so I can’t wait to give this recipe a try. It looks DELICIOUS!! Found your link through the Saturday pin-it party.

    • Camille
      November 2, 2013

      It’s exhausting, isn’t it? 🙂 I hope they like it!

  • Miz Helen
    November 1, 2013

    We love Brussel Sprouts, your recipe looks delicious. Thank you so much for sharing with Full Plate Thursday and hope you have a great weekend!
    Come Back Soon,
    Miz Helen

  • Maureen
    October 31, 2013

    I love brussel sproats as well, and roasting them has been my go-to method to get the whole family to enjoy them. Never would have thought to add the walnuts, apple and maple syrup! Can’t wait to try this. Curious to know how long you roast them for.

    • Camille
      October 31, 2013

      Oh my goodness – I never put the recipe in there! LOL They take about 15-20 minutes just depending on how big they are and how roasted you want them. We like ours pretty toasted.

  • Julie
    October 29, 2013

    Hi Camille! I will be featuring your awesome brussel sprout recipe at our “Inspiration Monday Party” on Sunday @ 2pm EST! Yeay! XO ~ Julie redheadcandecorate.com (I also pinned it 🙂

    • Camille
      October 29, 2013

      Hi Julie! Thank you so much!

  • Cheryl King
    October 28, 2013

    I LOVE brussels sprouts, especially for Thanksgiving! Thank you so much for sharing this yummy looking recipe on Recipe Sharing Monday. I’ll be using it for sure! I’m putting it in my “just looks yummy” recipe box.

  • Betsy
    October 23, 2013

    I want this dish NOW! I love the tip about cutting the brussel sprouts into quarters. Thanks!

  • Ellen Christian
    October 23, 2013

    I love Brussel sprouts and cannot wait to try this!

  • Lena
    October 22, 2013

    Wow! That looks delicious. I was just roasting brussel sprouts 🙂
    Keep looking for the combination my husband would like

  • Mitch
    October 21, 2013

    Wow, my son is always asking for brussel sprouts, what a great recipe idea!
    thanks,
    Mitch

  • Debi
    October 21, 2013

    It sounds goo but I just can not get on board on with brussel sprouts

  • OurFamilyWorld
    October 21, 2013

    This looks like a delicious way to get everyone in the family to enjoy Brussels sprouts!

  • Emily
    October 21, 2013

    I love caramel apple so I love how fall brings out so many unique or “only for a limited time” foods – i’d love to try the Caramel Apple Wontons