Recipe: Sweet and Savory Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Balsamic vinegar, ham and apple make these Brussels anything but boring
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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 enticing recipe, 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
  • 1/4 teaspoon fresh ground pepper
  • 1 medium apple, cored and chopped
  • 2 teaspoons balsamic vinegar


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

Nutrition information (per serving)

Makes 2 servings

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
Sugar: 14 g
Protein: 7 g

— Recipe provided by Digestive Disease Health Team dietitians.

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