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‘Cheesy’ Roasted Tahini Brussels Sprouts

2016-11-02
  • Servings : 1
  • Prep Time : 5m
  • Cook Time : 35m
  • Ready In : 40m

Man, if this recipe was around when mom wouldn’t let you leave the table until you finished your veggies, I would have been the first one done.

These cheesy crusted sprouts were inspired by my love for the whole “buffalo cauliflower” movement, I thought, I put tahini on nearly everything these days – and nutritional yeast for that matter – why not roll with it?’ (literally). And thus, these lovely flakey balls of veg were born.

Whether the addition to your dinner plate or as a snack to carry you through until dinner, these sprouts are sure to leave you cheesin’.

 

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Ingredients

  • 2 heaping cups of raw brussel sprouts
  • 1 T tahini
  • 1 T warm water
  • 1 T olive oil
  • 1 T nutritional yeast (plus more for topping)
  • 2 tsp lemon juice
  • 1/2 tsp paprika
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder

Method

Step 1

1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees and line a baking sheet with parchment paper or non-stick spray.

Step 2

2. In a small bowl, Combine tahini, water, salt, paprika, lemon juice, garlic powder, oil, and nutritional yeast until a smooth sauce is formed.

Step 3

3. In a medium sized bowl, toss brussel sprouts with sauce until pieces are nearly completely covered.

Step 4

4. Lay brussel sprouts out on baking sheet and top with more nutritional yeast, salt and pepper. Next, place in the oven for 30-35 minutes, turning over halfway through to ensure even roast. Once slightly browned, remove

Step 5

5. Enjoy!

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My name is Lauren Bossi; I run Track & Field at the University of Hartford in CT. I've got a passion for running and plant-based eats. When I'm not wandering around the aisles of the grocery store I enjoy cooking, baking, photography, pun-writing and tag-saling.

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