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Brussels Sprouts with Lemon-Yogurt Sauce

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Brussels Sprouts with Lemon-Yogurt Sauce
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Ready in: 40 minutes
Serves: 4

This side dish combines wonderful classic flavours: savoury roasted Brussels sprouts with the tartness of lemon juice and creaminess of yogurt. It is packed with brain supporting nutrients and fats. It can also be served as a side dish with lamb or oily fish.


  • 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon Italian herb seasoning
  • ½ teaspoon sea salt
  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • ½ teaspoon ground paprika
  • 6 cups or 680g Brussels sprouts, stems trimmed, sliced in half lengthwise
  • ½ medium red onion, sliced into long thin strips


  • ½ medium organic lemon, grated zest, and juice
  • ¼ cup organic, low-fat yoghurt
  • ½ teaspoon sesame seeds


  1. Preheat oven to 180°C.
  2. In a large bowl, combine olive oil, Italian herbs, salt, black pepper, and paprika.
  3. Add Brussels sprouts and toss until evenly coated with oil and herbs.
  4. Transfer Brussels sprouts to a roasting pan.
  5. Roast in the oven on the middle rack for 20 minutes.
  6. Switch to grill and heat for another 5 minutes, until lightly golden, but not heavily browned.
  7. Meanwhile, whisk lemon juice, lemon zest, and yogurt together until creamy.
  8. Serve Brussels sprouts on a plate, drizzle sauce over them. Garnish with sesame seeds.

From: Ilse Brown, Nutritionist
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Recipe & Image Courtesy of Dr Steven Masley (