Outback Brussels Sprouts | Source: Youtube/Mr. Make It Happen
Outback Brussels Sprouts | Source: Youtube/Mr. Make It Happen

Easy-to-Follow Outback Brussell Sprouts Recipe for Your Home Cooking

Christell Fatima M. Tudtud
Dec 15, 2023
07:33 A.M.
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Although Brussels sprouts are often deemed the least favorite vegetable, opinions about this misunderstood vegetable might take a positive turn after savoring the delicious Outback Brussels Sprouts. If you're curious, here's a recipe for you to try.

Brussels sprouts owe their name to Brussels, Belgium, where historical records indicate extensive cultivation in the 16th century. These little greens are often referred to as miniature cabbages.

Unfortunately, these vegetables suffer a poor reputation mainly due to the common practice of overboiling, resulting in sulfurous and unpalatable outcomes. They are also known as one of the most disliked vegetables.

A bowl of Brussels sprouts | Source: Pixabay

A bowl of Brussels sprouts | Source: Pixabay

What We Know about Brussels Sprouts

Brussels sprouts, besides their history, have earthy bitterness compared to their smaller sprouts. Despite their not-so-great reputation, these vegetables are actually healthy. They are packed with Vitamin C, Vitamin K, Folate, Carotenoids, and fiber. Additionally, cooking them just right—tender but not mushy or dressed raw with a zesty dressing—unleashes their deliciousness.

Considering all its nutritional perks, you might just find Brussels sprouts becoming your new favorite dish. There are plenty of ways to cook these veggies, but if you're new to this game, why not start with this easy Outback Brussels Sprouts recipe?

Semi-roasted Brussels sprouts | Source: Pixabay

Semi-roasted Brussels sprouts | Source: Pixabay

Outback Brussels Sprout Recipe: A Step-by-Step Guide


  • baking sheet
  • aluminum foil or silpat silicone baking mat
  • large bowl


  • 1 1/2 pounds of fresh Brussels sprouts
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil (divided)
  • 3/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons honey


  1. Preheat your oven to 425°F. Trim off the outer, dry leaves of the fresh Brussels sprouts, cut the bottom off, and slice the sprouts lengthwise.
  2. In a large bowl, toss the prepared Brussels sprouts with 2 tablespoons of olive oil. Season with kosher salt and freshly cracked black pepper to taste.
  3. Line a baking sheet with foil, arrange the sprouts evenly, and roast for 20 minutes until tender and caramelized.
  4. After roasting, return the Brussels sprouts to the bowl. Add the remaining olive oil, balsamic vinegar, and honey, tossing for an even coating. Adjust the seasoning with extra kosher salt if desired.

Outback Brussels Sprouts make an excellent appetizer or side dish. It's best to pair it with grilled steak or beef, roast chicken or turkey, pan-seared fish, pasta dishes, grain bowls, mixed greens salad, pork dishes, BBQ and grill.

Follow these simple steps, and you might just find a new love for this misunderstood vegetable. Give the recipe a shot and see if Brussels sprouts become a favorite on your plate!

Another easy recipe to try for lunch is this Cava Chicken Recipe.

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