Sweet and Salty Brussels Sprouts

BY : PUBLISHED : October 21st, 2012 UPDATED: August 18th, 2021

I can only take credit for the photo of this recipe, but my darling friend Zuri created this tasty dish for me twice now and it is so good!! It’s the perfect amount of sweet and salty.

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Sweet and Salty Brussels Sprouts

Toni Okamoto
Don't let Brussels sprouts be gross. This recipe is the perfect amount of sweet and salty.
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Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Dinner
Cuisine American
Servings 4 servings
Calories 85 kcal
DIET Vegan


  • 1 pound of brussels sprouts
  • 1 Tablespoon of brown sugar
  • 1 Tablespoon of non-dairy butter
  • salt, to taste


  • Wash brussels sprout and cut them in half.
  • In a large pan and on medium heat, add butter, brown sugar and mix together when butter melts.
  • Add brussels sprouts face down until they turn light brown (2-3 minutes). Sprinkle salt lightly on back side.
  • After brussels sprouts are a golden brown (as photographed), flip and do the same to the other side.
  • Easy peasy! Enjoy!


Calories: 85kcalCarbohydrates: 13gProtein: 4gFat: 3gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 1gSodium: 52mgPotassium: 446mgFiber: 4gSugar: 5gVitamin A: 855IUVitamin C: 96mgCalcium: 50mgIron: 2mg
Keyword brown sugar, fall, gf, gluten free, glutenfree, vegan, vegetable, vegetables, veggies, winter
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About Toni Okamoto

"They say you are what you eat, so I strive to be healthy.
My goal in life is not to be rich or wealthy,
'Cause true wealth comes from good health and wise ways...
we got to start taking better care of ourselves " - Dead Prez

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