Cranberry Brussels Sprouts with Bacon

Cranberry Brussels Sprouts with Bacon

Ingredients

  • 1 ½ Cups Cranberries
  • 2 Tbsp Brown Sugar
  • 1 ½ Lbs. Brussel Sprouts, trimmed, cut lengthwise in half
  • 4 Slices Four Brothers Bacon, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • ½ Cup Pecan Halves
  • 1/3 Cup Crumbled Blue Cheese

Instructions

  1. Heat oven to 425ºF.
  2. Cover rimmed baking sheet with foil, spray with cooking spray.
  3. Spread cranberries onto 1/2 of the prepared baking sheet; sprinkle with sugar.
  4. Place Brussel Sprouts, cut side down, on remaining part of baking sheet; top with bacon.
  5. Bake 30 minutes, adding nuts to baking sheet after 20 minutes.
  6. Stir ingredients on baking sheet until combined; sprinkle with blue cheese.
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Italian Roasted Chicken Leg Quarters

Italian Roasted Chicken Leg Quarters

Ingredients:

  • 2 chicken leg quarters
  • 2 Tbsp butter, melted
  • ¾ tsp Italian seasoning
  • ¼ tsp kosher salt
  • ¼ tsp crushed red pepper
  • 1 Tbsp lemon juice
  • Lemon slices and fresh rosemary sprigs, for garnish (optional)

Directions: 

  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F. Lightly oil a baking dish.
  2. Place chicken leg quarters skin-side-up in baking dish. Brush with melted butter.
  3. In a small bowl, combine Italian seasoning, salt and red pepper. Sprinkle seasoning mixture over chicken. Drizzle with lemon juice.
  4. Bake for 50-60 minutes (uncovered), until internal temperature reaches a minimum of 165 degrees F,  chicken is no longer pink and juices run clear.

Dijon Crusted Pork Tenderloin And Brussels Sprouts

Dijon Crusted Pork Tenderloin And Brussels Sprouts

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 – 2 Lb. Pork Tenderloin 
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp. Dijion Mustard, plus more for seasoning
  • 1/2 Cups whole Wheat Bread Crumbs
  • 2 tsp Thyme Leaves
  • 3 Tbsp. Olive Oil
  • 1 Lb. Brussels Sprouts, cut in half length-wise
  • Salt & Peper for seasoning 

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 400ºF. Line 2 baking sheets with parchment paper. 
  2. Place pork tenderloin in center of one baking sheet. Rub with dijon mustard. In small bowl, stir together breadcrumbs, thyme, salt and pepper. Gently press breadcrumb mixture into surface of pork to cover completely. Drizzle with 1 Tbsp of olive oil. 
  3. Arrange Brussels sprouts on second baking sheet and drizzle remaining olive oil over Brussels sprouts and lightly season with salt and pepper. 
  4. Place baking sheets in oven and roast until internal temperature of pork is 150ºF and Brussels sprouts are golden brown, about 20 minutes. 
  5. Remove from oven and let pork rest for 5 minutes. Slice and serve with Brussels Sprouts and dijon mustard. 

Dietitian’s Tips:

  • Substitue brussels sprouts for your favorite roasted vegetable to make it your own! 
  • Did you know that in a 3 ounce serving of pork there is 24 grams of protein? 

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