Paleo Roasted Brussel Sprouts And Cauliflower
Brussels sprout might look what Lilliputian have when they tried growing cabbages, but these cruciferous vegetable packs more punch then their bigger counterparts. Originally cultivated in Belgium (you know, in Brussels), Brussels sprouts are known to lower blood cholesterol, decreases inflammation, prevents cancer, and promotes cardiovascular health, digestion, and diet. Also, it is a good source of antioxidants, Vitamin K, and Vitamin C. Unfortunately, they are getting bad reputation because of the unpleasant smell they produce once overcooked. But worry no more, this Paleo Roasted Brussel Sprouts And Cauliflower Recipe will save you from the hassles and give you all the benefits.
- Cook bacon until crisp over medium heat in a large skillet. Once finished, remove from skillet. Allow bacon to drain on paper towels. Remove drippings but leave a tablespoon for added taste.
- Mix together garlic, coconut oil, salt, pepper and reserved drippings in a large bowl. Toss brussel sprouts and cauliflowers in the mixture. Transfer to two different greased baking pans.
- Put to oven for about 15 minutes at 350O F. Bake until vegetables are tender. Spread over bacon strips on top of it. Bake for 3 to 5 minutes longer. Remove from oven.