Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Nothin' but Nola Recipe: Roasted Brussel Sprouts + Granola + Goat Cheese




I have fallen in love with brussels sprouts! They make such a delicious and easy side dish to most any meal! They're perfect for these cooler months and make a beautiful dish for a holiday table.

I am so excited about today's recipe!! Some of you may be thinking what a strange combination! - brussels sprouts, granola, and goat cheese! Oh my friends, you have no idea! It's absolutely wonderful!! It is the PERFECT combination of savory with a dash of sweet and a touch of creamy goodness. This dish, alongside your stuffing and turkey, is sure to leave everyone's taste buds dancing with joy! It is the perfect Thanksgiving dish!! Serve it alongside sweet potato pie, a spinach, pomegranate, and almond salad, and apple pie for dessert! You're sure to be remembered for years as the one who made that amazing dish at thanksgiving!!!!


If you're looking for a dairy-free option, just leave off the goat cheese!
 

Roasted Brussels Sprouts + Granola + Goat Cheese
(Serves a group of 4-6, as a small side dish)

Ingredients
1 lb brussels sprouts, halved and stems removed
2-4 tbsp olive oil
1/2 tsp kosher salt
1/4 tsp black pepper
juice of half a lemon
1/2 cup Goin' Nuts granola
1/2 cup goat cheese, crumbled

Chop! Mix! Roast!
1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
2. Toss brussels sprouts with oil, lemon, salt, and pepper.
3. Roast for 20-23 minutes, stirring after 10 minutes to ensure they cook evenly.
4. Remove from the oven, sprinkle in the granola, and bake for another 7-10 minutes.
*the brussel sprouts are done when they're golden on the outside and tender inside!
5. Transfer the cooked brussels sprouts to a bowl and toss with crumbled goat cheese.
6. Serve alongside your favorite meal and enjoy!!

For the perfect Thanksgiving meal, serve this alongside your turkey with some sweet potato pie, a spinach, pomegranate, and almond salad, and apple pie for dessert! 


You can buy our fresh + healthy, organic-based granola here


xoxo Lauren

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