Maple Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Maple Roasted Brussels Sprouts

I’m not the best speller. In the past week I’ve learned three different words I’ve been spelling wrong all along. The first was “forcable” instead of forcible. That one could have gone either way, right? Another was “judgement” for judgment. I’m still left wondering what happened to that missing e. And then there’s “brussel sprouts”; to be fair, I don’t know anyone who’s ever taken time to pronounce that extra s.

It’s a good thing I’m better at preparing brussels sprouts than spelling them. They can seem intimidating and bland at first but with the right seasoning you’ll have no problem finishing a plateful.

Maple Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Prep time: 5 minutes

Cook time: 35 minutes

Ingredients(Makes about 4 servings):

  • 1lb fresh brussels sprouts, stems removed and halved
  • 3 Tablespoons maple syrup
  • 3 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

Maple Roasted Brussels Sprouts Roasting


  1. Preheat your oven to 375 degrees
  2. In a large bowl, toss together all of the ingredients until the brussels sprouts are evenly coated.
  3. Lay the brussels sprouts out in an even layer on a non-stick surface.
  4. Roast for 30-40 minutes until the sprouts begin to brown on the outside and are tender.
  5. Serve immediately.

Maple Roasted Brussels Sprouts Plated

If you don’t have maple syrup, use something like honey to add the sweetness.

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9 Responses to Maple Roasted Brussels Sprouts
  1. christina
    October 31, 2012 | 9:23 am

    The first picture is so bad ass.

    • Wannabe Chef
      October 31, 2012 | 11:31 am

      bad ass brussels sprouts, hellz yeah

  2. Vita @ Juicer Depot
    October 31, 2012 | 12:26 pm

    I love simple and easy recipes like this, especially when there is not a lot of time to cook during the weekday.

  3. Liz (formerly VeggieGirl)
    October 31, 2012 | 5:31 pm

    Perfect recipe for my favorite vegetable. Made these today! 🙂

  4. Hannah
    October 31, 2012 | 9:06 pm

    Actually, we do tend to spell it as “judgement” in Australia. However, you’re definitely wrong on the other ones 😛 But hey, who cares, if you keep creating deliciousness?

  5. sitiaishah
    November 1, 2012 | 7:16 am

    I love brussels sprouts but never had them with maple syrup. I always add brussels sprouts into my fish curry. Will try them soon. Thanks for sharing.

  6. Alicia
    November 1, 2012 | 8:41 am

    I never liked Brussels Sprouts until I found this recipe about a year ago. It’s the only way I can eat them. Love this recipe.

  7. Gena
    November 5, 2012 | 9:05 am

    Oh, delicious. And I share your indignation at the missing “e” in judgment. Hmph.

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