Roast Brussels sprouts with sage and lemon


Roast Brussels sprouts with sage and lemon
This makes a change from the usual ways of cooking sprouts: oven-roasted with sage and lemon, topped with grated Parmesan.

They can be served as the main feature, or to accompany meat, for example.
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Last modified on: February 3rd 2021

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Stage 1 - 20 min.
Roast Brussels sprouts with sage and lemon : Photo of step #1
Peel, trim, rinse and dry 1 kg Brussels sprouts. Cut in half lengthways.

Stage 2 - 1 min.
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Put into a bowl.

Preheat the oven to 410°F (210°C).

Stage 3 - 2 min.
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Finely shred the sage leaves.

Stage 4 - 2 min.
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Add to the bowl. Grate the zest of 1 lemon over.

Add 8 tablespoons olive oil, salt and pepper. Mix well.

Stage 5 - 5 min.
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Lay a sheet of cooking parchment on a baking sheet, then arrange the sprouts cut side upwards as far as possible.

Don't wash the bowl, as we'll use it again in stage 8.

Stage 6 - 20 min.
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Put in the oven for about 20 minutes until the sprouts are nicely browned.

Turn the baking sheet round halfway through cooking if necessary so that they colour evenly.

Stage 7 - 3 min.
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Meanwhile, grate 30 g Parmigiano reggiano (Parmesan) and set aside.

Stage 8 - 2 min.
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Also while the sprouts are roasting, squeeze the lemon juice and put in the bowl saved from earlier. Add 1 tablespoon olive oil, salt and pepper, then mix well.

Stage 9 - 5 min.
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Take the sprouts out of the oven (but leave it on) and brush with the lemon mixture.

Stage 10 - 1 min.
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Scatter the grated Parmesan over.

Stage 11 - 3 min.
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Put back in the oven for 2 or 3 minutes, just to melt the Parmesan.

Stage 12
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Serve immediately.

Remarks

If you don't have Parmesan, you can use pecorino or another cheese you like.

Keeping:

Should be eaten immediately.

Nutritional information

Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
1,865 Kcal or 7,808 Kj53 gr82 gr148 gr
93 %21 %8 %22 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
144 Kcal or 603 Kj4 gr6 gr11 gr
7 %2 %1 %2 %
Per person
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
466 Kcal or 1,951 Kj13 gr21 gr37 gr
23 %5 %2 %6 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).

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Source

Home made.

More recipes?

This recipe uses (among others)
Brussels sproutsBrussels sprouts: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Sautéed Green Vegetables, Oven-roasted Sprouts, Quartet of brassicas with cream , Pork chops with a duo of brassicas, Chicken Brussels pie, ... All
Parmigiano reggiano (Parmesan)Parmigiano reggiano (Parmesan): You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Vegetable tian, Penne with purple artichokes, Leek and artichoke tart à la piémontaise, Pesto crackers, Tagliatelle and courgette spaghetti, carbonara style, ... All
Olive oilOlive oil: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Endive gratin with cancoillotte, Stuffed mushrooms au gratin, Fried eggs with tomatoes, Paella, Sautéed green vegetables, ... All
LemonLemon: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Santiago Cake, Fish "à la Bordelaise", Lemon tart, Cretan-style salmon , Blanquette of veal, ... All

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