Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Red Onion and Prosciutto
These days brussel sprouts seem to be more popular than ever, they are a great seasonal side dish recipe that can be enjoyed on holidays and for family gatherings. This Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Red Onion and Prosciutto recipe is made even better by the fact that it's a recipe from an Italian grandmother, passed down through the generations so you just know it's going to be delicious.
This roasted brussels sprouts recipe is a favourite side dish that is easy to prepare, good news when you have lots of other holiday cooking to do. All you have to do for this side dish recipe, is combine all the ingredients and put them into a hot oven. The red onions will caramelize and have a nice sweetness that goes well with the brussel sprouts and the crispy prosciutto. You can roast the brussel sprouts until they have a nice amount of charr on them, if you like them that way, it makes them the most flavorful.
The ingredients you will need for this super easy side dish recipe include brussel sprouts that are trimmed and cut into halves, red onion cut into long strips, some whole garlic cloves, slices of prosciutto, extra virgin olive oil and salt and pepper. To prepare this side dish recipe you can start by preheating your oven to 450 degrees Fahrenheit. Then in a roasting pan, combine the Brussel sprouts, garlic cloves, onions and oil, and season with some salt and pepper to taste. Then tear the prosciutto slices up just using your hands, and arrange onto the top of the brussel sprouts. Roast the dish for approximately twenty to thirty minutes or just until the sprouts begin to get a little charred, and the prosciutto becomes crisp. You can stir the mixture once or twice. If you like more charring of the brussel sprouts, you can leave the mixture in the oven just a bit longer, make sure to keep an eye on them so they don't over cook.
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