Brussels Sprout Medley with Maple

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Ingredients

2 slices of sweet or spicy pancetta, about 1/4" thick, cut into cubes
2 lb. Brussels sprouts, cut in half
1 large butternut squash, peeled, seeded and cubed
1 onion, finely chopped
3 garlic cloves, cut in half
3 tablespoons maple syrup
1/4 cup whole almonds, toasted
1/4 cup pistachios
1/2 cup feta cheese, crumbled
1/4 cup fresh mint, chopped
12 fresh cranberries, cut in half
Salt and freshly ground pepper
 

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Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 °F.
  2. Arrange pancetta on a baking sheet and bake in oven for 5 minutes.
  3. Add Brussels sprouts, squash, onion, garlic and maple syrup, then continue cooking for 10 minutes.
  4. Add almonds, pistachios and feta cheese, then season with salt and pepper. Cook another 35 minutes or until vegetables are tender and begin to brown.
  5. Place vegetables on a serving platter.
  6. Sprinkle with mint and fresh cranberries. Serve immediately.

     

Type: Dinner

 
Pure Maple Syrup
The natural sweetener offers a variety of flavor components, including; nutty, vanilla, coffee, floral and spicy flavors.floral and spicy
maple recipes
The natural sweetener offers a variety of flavor components, including; nutty, vanilla, coffee, floral and spicy flavors.floral and spicy flavors.
Benefits of Maple
Based on Research by the Canadian Nutrient File (Health Canada), maple syrups's nutritional value is superior to other common sweateners, such as honey, sugar, and even brown sugar.