Easy Curried Cauliflower and Brussels Sprouts

Today’s post is inspired by simple goodness. I feel like I get busier and busier by the day, so quick and easy have become my go-to. These brussels and cauliflower work great as a side, or as a meal if you’re me!

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The curry and garlic add a ton of flavor. Plus, you only need one pan!

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For this recipe, you’ll need:
1 cup chopped cauliflower
1 cup quartered brussel sprouts
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 tablespoon minced garlic (or more!)
1/2 tablespoon curry powder
2 teaspoons kosher salt
1 teaspoon red pepper flakes

Start by mincing and chopping everything up.

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Add the brussels, cauliflower and garlic to the pan with olive oil. Stir over medium heat for about one minute.

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Add the curry powder, red pepper and salt. Sauté over medium heat for 15 minutes or until tender. Stir frequently.

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And there you have it! The perfect quick and easy side. Bonus it’s vegan for those of you who are into that.

Enjoy!

Garlic Roasted Brussel Sprouts

I have been seeing and hearing about brussel sprouts for a while now and have been pretty skeptical. I mean, aren’t they supposed to smell really bad or something? I figured if I’ve been seeing them everywhere then they must be good, right? I decided to give them a try this weekend. I went with garlic because, it can make anything taste good, right?

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You’ll need:
Fresh brussel sprouts
Olive oil
Fresh garlic
Kosher salt
Cracked black pepper

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

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Wash the brussel sprouts. Cut off the butt of the little cabbage. You can also slice them in half if you want but I kept mine whole.

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Place the cut brussel sprouts in a bowl with some fresh black pepper and 3 cloves of minced garlic. Drizzle all of this with olive oil and mix.

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Place the brussel sprouts on a baking sheet lined with foil. Sprinkle with kosher salt. Bake at 350 degrees for 35-40 min. This will make the brussel sprouts a little crispy on the outside and the salty flavor will start to come out.

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About halfway trough you can toss the pan a little, so that all sides cook evenly. When they are done, they will look something like this.

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They smelled delicious! (I think it was the garlic) This is a super easy and super healthy addition to any meal. Enjoy!