Anastasia's Perfectly Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds Brussels sprouts, rinsed, brown ends trimmed, sliced in half lengthwise (for smaller Brussels sprouts, keep whole)
  • 4 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon dry thyme 
  • juice from 1/2 a lemon
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt (or add more - to taste)
  • 1/2 to 3/4 teaspoons freshly ground black pepper 

Directions

Preheat oven to 425 degrees f

Prepare a large baking sheet with parchment paper

In a medium size bowl, toss Brussels sprouts with olive oil, salt, pepper, thyme, garlic and lemon juice, coating evenly. Pour on large baking sheet, spreading in a single layer. Place on middle rack of oven and bake for approximately 20 minutes, until tender and golden brown or desired doneness is reached.  Enjoy! 

Note For Leftovers: For a healthy breakfast, lunch or dinner, place a heated serving of Brussels sprouts in a bowl and top with a fried egg or two.