September 2012

Roasted Lemon Garlic Brussel Sprouts

Categories: Recipes | Posted by: Michelle Price

Healthy Tasty Greens

Ingredients:

1- 1 cup of Brussel Sprouts

2-  2 Garlic cloves

3- 3 tbsp of lemon juice + 1 lemon

4-  2 Scallions

5- 2 tsp of sea salt

6- 2 tsp of pepper

7- 1 tsp of coconut oil

Directions:

1- Preheat Oven to 400 degrees

2- Wash & trim brussel sprouts. Remove outer leaves and cut lenght wise through the core

3- Heat coconut oil & lemon juice and place sprouts in skillet flat side down

4- Add garlic + scallions

5-  Cook at low-medium heat

6- Once sprouts have softened, place in a pan

7- Add sea salt + pepper

8- Roast in oven for 10 minutes or until golden. Flip sprouts and re-roast for another 10 minutes.

Top with a sprinkle of sea salt and place fresh lemons on the side.

ENJOY!!!!

 

Nutritional Facts:

1 cup of brussel sprouts:

Calories= 65 ( + 117 calories if use 1 tbsp of oil)

Protein= 3.38g

Dietary Fiber: 3.80 g (10% of RDA)

Carbs: 12.9 g

Fat: 13.6 g

*** If you are watching your fat intake, you can omit the coconut oil and simply use lemon juice.

(However, coconut oil is more readily metabolized than other oils.)

 

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