It's easy to get creative with these roasted Brussels sprouts and sweet potatoes. For a quick side dish that complements just about everything, follow the main recipe. If you want to spice things up a little, try one of the variations. Swapping a few spices and adding fresh stir-ins to coat the roasted Brussels sprouts and sweet potatoes transforms the flavor of the dish to something new, yet equally delicious.

Jasmine Smith
EatingWell.com, October 2020

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Recipe Summary

active:
10 mins
total:
30 mins
Servings:
8
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 450°F. Toss Brussels sprouts, sweet potatoes, oil, cumin, paprika, salt, pepper and cayenne on a large rimmed baking sheet; spread in a single layer. Roast until tender and browned, about 20 minutes, stirring halfway through.

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Tips

Variations:

Cilantro-Lime Roasted Brussels Sprouts & Sweet Potatoes: Prepare recipe as directed, substituting 1 tsp. ground coriander for the paprika and stirring in 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro, 1 Tbsp. lime juice and 1 tsp. lime zest after roasting.

Harissa-Orange Roasted Brussels Sprouts & Sweet Potatoes: Prepare recipe as directed, substituting 1 tsp. smoked paprika for the paprika and stirring in 1/4 cup harissa paste and 1 tsp. orange zest after roasting.

Lemon-Za'atar Roasted Brussels Sprouts & Sweet Potatoes: Prepare recipe as directed, stirring in 1 tsp. za'atar before roasting and stirring in 1/4 cup chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley and 1 tsp. lemon zest after roasting.

Nutrition Facts

95 calories; fat 5g; sodium 315mg; carbohydrates 11g; dietary fiber 3g; protein 3g; sugars 3g; niacin equivalents 1mg; saturated fat 1g; vitamin a iu 5569IU.
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