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Brussels Sprouts with Caramelized Onions and Figs

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Brussels Sprouts with Caramelized Onions and Figs

This is a flavorful side dish. We often add cheese on top, but it's delightful without, as well.
Servings 8
Prep Time 18 minutes

Equipment

  • 1 Cookie Sheet
  • 1 Mandolin For slicing the onion very thin

Ingredients

  • 4 tbsp Avocado Oil
  • 2/3 tsp Salt
  • 1/2 tsp Ground Black Pepper or 1/4 tsp Chinese 5 Spice
  • 2 lbs Brussels Sprouts, Quartered
  • 1 ea Onion, Very Thinly Sliced increase to 2 if like onions
  • 5 ea Dried Figs, Finely Chopped or Dates, Finely Chopped
  • 2 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 1 tsp Munk Fruit Xylitol, or other Sugar Substitute optional

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 375 degrees, line the cookie sheet with parchment paper.
    Brussels Sprouts with Caramelized Onions and Figs
  • In a large bowl mix together the avocado oil, salt and pepper.
    Brussels Sprouts with Caramelized Onions and Figs
  • Add the quartered brussels sprouts and onion and toss well until the vegetables are coated with oil.
    Brussels Sprouts with Caramelized Onions and Figs
  • Spread them evenly on a cookie sheet and cover with foil. Bake covered for 45 minutes. Remove the foil and bake for another 15 minutes.
    Brussels Sprouts with Caramelized Onions and Figs
  • Dice the figs and put them in a bowl with olive oil and sugar substitute, allowing them to hydrate and soften a little.
    Brussels Sprouts with Caramelized Onions and Figs
  • Remove the sprouts and onions from the oven and toss with the fix mixture.
    Brussels Sprouts with Caramelized Onions and Figs
  • Serve while still hot. Top with crumbled feta (optional).
    Brussels Sprouts with Caramelized Onions and Figs
Calories: 161kcal
Course: Dinner, Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Lectin Free, Vegan, Vegetable, Vegetarian

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