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Roasted Brussels Sprouts

A cruciferous family member, Brussels sprouts have long been considered cancer-fighting superstars thanks in part to the presence of compounds called indoles.
Body+Soul, November 2009
  • Prep Time 10 minutes
  • Total Time 30 minutes
  • Yield Serves 8
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Ingredients

  • 2 pounds Brussels sprouts, trimmed and halved
  • 2 red Bartlett pears, cored and cut into wedges
  • 6 shallots, quartered
  • 10 fresh thyme sprigs
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • Coarse salt and ground pepper
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees. On two large rimmed baking sheets, toss Brussels sprouts, pears, shallots, thyme, and oil; season with salt and pepper.

  2. Roast until Brussels sprouts are tender and browned, 30 to 35 minutes, rotating pans halfway through. Toss with lemon juice and serve warm.

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