Charred Brussel Sprouts with Pecans, Goat Cheese and Pickled Red Onions [Low Carb & Keto]

Vegetarian Charred Brussel Sprouts

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This is a healthy low carb recipe for Charred Brussel Spouts with Pecans, Goat Cheese and Pickled Red Onions.  It's a tasty side dish with only 7g net carbs.



Quick Pickled Red Onions*:

1/3 cup red onions, sliced thinly

1/4 cup water

1/4 cup apple cider vinegar

1/4 teaspoon salt

2 teaspoons Swerve or equivalent granulated sweetener

Brussel Sprouts:

1 pound Brussel sprouts, halved

2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil

1/4 teaspoon salt

1/4 teaspoon black pepper

1/4 cup pecan halves

1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar

1/4 cup goat cheese crumbles


1.  Pre-heat oven to 425 degrees F.

2.  Mix all pickled onion ingredients together in a medium sized sauce pan.  Bring to a boil and then simmer for 3 minutes.  Pour the pickled onions and pickling liquid into a bowl and refrigerate.

3.  In a medium sized bowl, mix together Brussel sprouts, salt, pepper and olive oil.

4.  Add Brussel sprouts to a large cookie sheet and bake for 15 minutes.

5.  Gently mix balsamic vinegar into the Brussel sprouts.  Add pecans and bake for 5 minutes more.

6.  Remove the onions from the pickling liquid and mix them in with the Brussel sprouts.

7.  Serve topped with goat cheese crumbles.


*If you want to make a bigger batch of pickled onions to use for other things, you can use these amounts:

1/2 of a red onion, 1/2 cup apple cider vinegar, 1/2 cup water, 3/4 teaspoon salt, 1 tablespoon sweetener


Keywords: Low Carb Charred Brussel Sprouts, Keto Charred Brussel Sprouts, Paleo Charred Brussel Sprouts