Brussels sprouts are compact rounded leaves tightly bound into individual spherical-shaped heads ranging in diameter of one to two inches when mature.
The younger the Brussels sprouts, the sweeter and more palatable flavor they contain.
The vegetable is available year-round.
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Preparing Brussels Sprouts
Classic cooking of Brussels sprouts include roasting, braising or pan frying them. You can use butter with savory spices such as garlic, shallots, thyme, rosemary and sage.
Culinarily companions include pork belly, cheese, cream, duck fat, eggs, ham, grapefruit, olive oil, cider vinegar, lemon, hollandaise, maple, mushrooms, mustard, nutmeg, pepper, pistachios and pancetta.
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Spicy Grilled Brussels Sprouts
1 lb burssels sprouts, trimmed and halved
3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
2 tsp lemon juice, more for later
1/2tsp. garlic powder
Kosher salt and black pepper
1 tsp. Moroccan inspired Harissa spice mix
pinch crushed red pepper, to your liking
grated Parmesan cheese, to your liking
In a large bowl add prepared Brussels sprouts. Next add oil, lemon juice, and spices. Mix well and set aside.
Place aluminum sheets on bbq grill. Heat bbq grill then add prepared Brussels sprouts and grill until slightly charred, about 15 minutes.
Remove from grill. Add a few squeezes of lemon juice and 2 – 3 tablespoons of Parmesan cheese, or your liking. Mix in well.
Plate with your favorite protein and a salad.