Roasted Brussels Sprouts

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This simple recipe for Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Garbanzo Beans and Almonds is sure to be a recipe you will make again and again. Roasting has to be one of the best ways to cook brussels sprouts as the high temperature brings out the sweetness and flavor in the sprouts. The roasting of this recipe also helps to give the garbanzo beans an unusual crispy crunch. By adding garbanzo beans to this healthy brussel sprout recipes idea makes it protein-rich and a great option for vegetarian dinners. This brussel sprout recipes idea can also be changed up with cauliflower being substituted for the brussel sprouts or broccoli, with pistachios for the almonds, along with some tossed sliced garlic cloves into the mix before roasting. You could also drizzle the recipe with lemon juice, and sprinkled with some Parmesan cheese. You might even try tossing in some crumbled feta cheese at the end, or dried cranberries, or fresh herbs. To make this easy roasted brussel sprouts recipes idea you need simple ingredients like brussels sprouts that are trimmed and halved, garbanzo beans, olive oil and some sliced, slivered, crushed or whole almonds.

Brussel sprouts are one of those vegetables that people either love or hate. The Brussels sprout is a member of the Gemmifera Group of cabbages (Brassica oleracea), grown for its edible buds. Brussel sprouts are leafy green vegetables that look just like miniature cabbages. The Brussels sprout has long been popular in the city of Brussels, Belgium, and may have originated and gained its namesake there. Raw Brussels sprouts have plenty of brussel sprout nutrition with excellent levels of vitamin C and vitamin K, with moderate amounts of B vitamins, such as folic acid and vitamin B6, essential minerals and dietary fiber in lesser amounts. Brussels sprouts, as with broccoli contain sulforaphane, which is a phytochemical that may have potential anticancer properties. Boiling reduces the level of sulforaphane, while steaming and stir frying do not result in significant loss. Brussel sprouts can be made in all sorts of recipes from the best roasted brussel sprouts, healthy brussel sprout recipes, simple brussel sprouts recipes, roasted brussel sprouts recipes and more. Once brussel sprouts are cut and cleaned, the buds can be cooked by boiling, sautéing, steaming, stir-frying, grilling, or roasting.

Nutrition Facts for: Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Garbanzo Beans and Almonds from Two Lazy Gourmets

Ingredients: Brussels sprouts, garbanzo beans, olive oil, kosher salt, freshly ground pepper, toasted almonds.

* The entire recipe has been calculated for 4 servings.

* Percentages (%) are based on a 2000 calorie diet

* Per Serving: Calories 272, Calories from Fat 122, Total Fat 13.5g 21%, Saturated Fat 1.8g 9%, Cholesterol 0mg 0%, Sodium 12mg 1%, Potassium 438mg 13%, Carbohydrates 30.3g 10%, Dietary Fiber 8.7g 35%, Sugars 5.4g, Protein 9.7g, Vitamin A 1%, Vitamin C 3%, Calcium 5%, Iron 17%

The addition of almonds to this roasted brussel sprouts and garbanzo recipe idea is a great way to add a little crunch and some additional nutrition. Almonds are food that is nutritionally dense with a 100-gram serving is a rich source of the B vitamins riboflavin and niacin, calcium, iron, vitamin E, magnesium, manganese, zinc, and phosphorus. The same sized serving of almonds is also an excellent source of the B vitamins thiamine, vitamin B6, and folate, and the essential mineral potassium. Almonds are also high in dietary fiber, monounsaturated fats, and polyunsaturated fats, fats which potentially may lower LDL cholesterol. Almonds can be eaten on their own, either raw or toasted; they are an ingredient in a wide variety of recipe. Almonds can be bought in a wide variety of forms, such as whole, sliced, slivered, flaked, and as flour. Almonds yield almond oil and can also be made into almond butter recipes or almond milk recipes. Thank you to Robin and Juliana for sharing this simple brussel sprouts recipes idea for roasted brussel sprouts with garbanzo beans and almonds on the "Two Lazy Gourmets" recipe site. On this recipe site, you will also find salad recipes, main dish recipes, side dish recipes, camping recipe ideas, breakfast recipes, appetizer recipes, jelly recipes, dessert recipes and so much more. *

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