Easy Brussel Sprouts

Updated: Nov 23, 2019

Most people probably grew up eating brussel sprouts in a way that was not very exciting, so it can be difficult to know what to do with them. They key is to bring out the flavor by adding complementary spices and allowing them to cook so that they have the right balance of crunch and moisture. Thus giving these vegetables the credit they deserve (namely, that they are absolutely delicious and healthy for you!)

The fun part of this recipe is that you can build upon our current recipe, adding new spices and flavors at your leisure. Remember, this is all about you finding out how to make the simplest most effortless recipes that you love while also having a complete meal that your body loves too.

This dish is perfect to add for a Thanksgiving meal with some of our other favorites at Eat-fficient like Bacon Green Beans and Cauliflower Mashed Potatoes.


1 lb sliced and trimmed Brussels sprouts

1 tbsp olive oil

1 tsp salt

1 tsp pepper

1 tsp chili flakes


  1. Preheat oven to 425*.

  2. Heat olive oil in pan and add brussel sprouts. Throw in salt, pepper, and chili flakes and toss with brussel sprouts for 10 minutes, or until partially cooked.

  3. Take out baking sheet and line with parchment paper. Transfer brussel sprouts to baking sheet and disperse evening. Place in oven and bake for 10 minutes.

  4. After 10 minutes of cooking, flip and stir brussel sprouts. Bake for another 5-8 minutes, watching closely for the last few minutes to get them crispy and golden brown.

  5. Take out and let cool for five minutes before serving!

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