Balsamic Roasted Brussels Sprouts and Shallots

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19 November 2015

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It’s a simple sauté of shallots, sprouts, and garlic, that are then browned in the oven and tossed with balsamic, toasted walnuts, and thyme. Couldn’t be easier!

Balsamic Roasted Brussels Sprouts and Shallots Recipe

  • Prep time: 20 minutes
  • Cook time: 45 minutes
  • Yield: Serves 6 to 8


  • 2 pounds brussels sprouts, tough outer leaves removed, base trimmed, sprouts cut in half
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • Several large shallots, peeled and thickly sliced, about a cup
  • 4 cloves garlic, peeled, sliced in half
  • 2 Tbsp plus 2 teaspoons balsamic vinegar
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • 3/4 teaspoon fresh thyme leaves or 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/2 cup walnuts, toasted (optional)


1 Heat the olive oil in an oven-safe sauté pan on medium high heat. Add the shallots, spread them out in an even layer, lower the heat to medium low, and let them cook for 6 to 8 minutes, until softened and lightly browned.balsamic-brussels-sprouts-method-1 balsamic-brussels-sprouts-method-2

2 Preheat oven to 425°F. Add the brussels sprouts and the garlic to the shallots. Cook for 5 to 6 minutes more, until the sprouts begin to brown.

Drizzle with 2 Tbsp of balsamic vinegar. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Toss to coat.

3 Place in oven, uncovered. Cook for 20 to 30 minutes, until cooked through and caramelized on the edges.


4 Remove from oven. Sprinkle with remaining 2 teaspoons of balsamic vinegar, the thyme, and toasted walnuts (if using). Stir to combine. Add more salt and pepper to taste.

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