Brussel sprouts for Christmas or for an ordinary tuesday

Brussel sprouts in ovenBrussel sprouts are like mini-cabbage heads loaded with vitamins – a great boost in winter time. They are great as a side dish for any meal, festivities or an ordinary Tuesday.
Cooking time: 45 minutes, including 35 minutes in the oven.
Cooking time 45 minutes for 4 portions

Nutritional value 1 portion: 192 kcal
12 g (26 E%)
13 g (61 E%)
6 g (13 E%)
*The percentage of fat is high. Guidelines are: carbohydrates 45-60 E%, fat 25-40 E% and protein 10-20%. Try to compensate for this during the day.


  • 500 g / 18 oz / 20 pieces of brussel sprouts
  • 100 g / 4 shallots
  • 30 g / 1 oz / 50 ml hazelnuts
  • 1 tsp liquid or runny honey
  • 2 tbsp oil

Cooking instructionsHow to

  1. Heat the oven to Heat the oven to 175 degrees Celsius / gas mark 3 / 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
  2. Clean 500 g brussel sprouts, cut away the stem and remove outer leaves that look damaged. Chop the brussel sprouts in quarters.
  3. Peel 4 shallots and cut them in quarters. Add the sprouts and the shallots to a baking tray.
  4. Chop 50 g hazelnuts and sprinkle over.
  5. Mix 1 tsp honey and 2 tbsp oil and drizzle over.
  6. Bake in the oven for about 35 minutes until the sprouts are soft.
  7. Take a moment to be mindful when the sprouts are baking. Sit down and relax. Try the SAOL method. When a thought comes then Stop with the thought. Accept the thought. Notice the thought. Let the thought go. You can use this method in everyday life to observe thoughts and feelings.

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