Oven Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Onions and Peas

Brussels Sprouts is probably the most polarizing vegetable. You either love it or hate it and I personally love it.  I also think if you dislike brussels sprouts, you just haven’t tried this recipe yet. This roasted version with caramelized onions and peas is a perfect way to enjoy this unfairly judged veggie.

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Ingredients:
Serves 6-8

1 large yellow onion, sliced really thin
2 cups frozen green peas (thawed to room temperature)

6-8 cups fresh brussels sprouts, chopped (quarter a brussels sprouts for even cooking and crisping)
4 tbsp canola oil

2 tsp coarse kosher salt
1 tsp cumin powder
1 tsp coriander powder
1 tsp red chilli powder

Method:

Preheat the oven to 400 degree F. 

Spray a roasting pan generously with non stick cooking spray.  Spread the sliced onions evenly and bake for 8 minutes.

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The onions will be slightly softened and translucent.

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To this, add the chopped brussels sprouts and peas. Drizzle 3 tbsps oil over this, with 2 tsp of salt. Toss together until all the veggies are coated with oil and the salt spreads evenly. Put this back in the oven and roast for about 25 minutes.

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Take the pan out,  add the cumin, coriander, and red chilli powder, along with  another 1/2 tsp salt(if needed). The veggies should have completely cooked through by this time. They will be soft, with just a few pieces becoming crispy. Toss all the veggies and spices together and return this to the oven.

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Roast for another 15 minutes, or until the sprouts are crispy and golden brown. The onions will be caramelized and the peas slightly crispy but soft on the inside.

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I love eating this with some simply salted yogurt dolloped on top. These also make perfect side dishes served with dhal and steamed rice.

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