Recipe: Sweet and Savory Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Balsamic vinegar, ham and apple make these Brussels anything but bland
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Brussels sprouts are a cruciferous vegetable, making them a good source of phytonutrients as well as fiber and vitamin C. Apple and balsamic vinegar lend a tasty twist to this interesting vegetable, with a bit of ham for an added burst of flavor.

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1 ounce low-sodium ham, chopped
2 cups Brussels sprouts, trimmed and halved
¼ teaspoon fresh ground pepper
1 medium apple, cored and chopped
2 teaspoons balsamic vinegar


  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Mix together all ingredients except the vinegar.
  2. Spread on baking sheet.
  3. Roast in preheated oven for 20 minutes. Remove from oven. Toss with vinegar and serve.

Nutrition information

Makes 2 servings. Per serving:

Calories: 150
Total fat: 2.5 g
Saturated fat: 0 g
Trans fat: 0 g
Cholesterol: 10 mg
Sodium: 190 mg
Total Carbohydrate: 25 g
Fiber: 8 g
Sugars: 14 g
Protein: 7 g

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Recipe provided by Digestive Disease Health Team dietitians.

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