Balsamic and honey roasted brussel sprouts

Serves: 4
Preparation time: 25 minutes
Difficulty: easy


400g brussel sprouts, trimmed and halved
3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
½  teaspoon Maldon sea salt
½  teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1 tbsp best quality balsamic vinegar
1 tsp honey


  1. Preheat oven to 220 degrees (200 degrees fan forced).
  2. Toss the brussel sprouts with half the olive oil and seasoning in a bowl, until well coated.
  3. Place the sprouts on a baking tray lined with baking paper and place in the oven. Check after 10 minutes and turn to ensure even browning.  Cook until tender and caramelized, about 20 minutes.
  4. Transfer baked sprouts to a serving bowl. Add remaining olive oil, balsamic vinegar and honey and toss to coat evenly.

Cooking tips

  • Use the best quality balsamic vinegar you can find to really make the flavours sing
  • Add some extra crunch to this dish by toasting flaked almonds in a non-stick frying pan and sprinkling over the top