Cranberry Pear Brussels Sprouts, elegant but easy! They embody the essence of autumn produce, roasted together in a concert of color and flavor. The savory earthiness of the sprouts are tempered by the sweet and tart flavors of the fruit.
Fruits and Vegetables in One Dish
Until recently, I was the one at the table that would say “pass” on the dishes that combined fruit and vegetables. My palate never enjoyed the mixing of the two.
Since eating a cleaner diet, my world of cuisine has greatly expanded. I enjoy so many taste and flavor combinations that I was never able to appreciate before. It is like finding an entirely new type of food I didn’t know existed!
Cranberry Pear Brussels Sprouts
This dish is one you will want to add to your list of easy sides. Cut a few veggies and slice up some fruit, mix in the oil and in the oven it goes! This simple preparation is only one (albeit a very important one) of the benefits of this side dish.
Health Benefits of Cranberry Pear Brussels Sprouts
In addition to being a flavorful and artistic touch added to your meal, it is loaded with nutrients. Vitamins A, C, K and B-6 are aplenty, along with protein, fiber, omega-3 fatty acids and antioxidants. Second helpings are highly recommended!
While I do love the way this dish brightens up the dinner table, I will share a little secret with you: It is so easy to make that sometimes I will just toss it together and put it in the oven for a delicious lunch. Then I get to eat it all myself! Ha ha!