Oven Roasted Cacao Brussels Sprouts

Number of Servings: 2 (388 g)
Active Time: 10 min.
Total Time: 25 min.

This dish is for people who appreciate a complex, savory flavor palate. Green tea and cacao are balanced with onions and anise to play off the subtle flavors of the Brussels sprouts themselves.


  • 12 Brussels sprouts
  • 6 Cipollini onions
  • 1 cup green tea, brewed
  • 1 tsp. balsamic vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
  • ¼ tsp. chili powder
  • 1 cup macadamia nuts, ground
  • 1 tsp. anise seeds
  • 2 Tbsp. raw cacao
  • ⅛ tsp. crushed red pepper flakes
  • 2 Tbsp. fresh rosemary, finely chopped
  • ¼ tsp. freshly ground pepper


  1. Preheat oven to 350 ºF.
  2. Rinse Brussels sprouts and soak in a large bowl of water (10 minutes).
  3. Drain water, add onions, green tea, balsamic vinegar and olive oil to the bowl.  Gently toss to combine.  Add remaining ingredients; continue to toss until sprouts are full coated.
  4. Transfer mixture to the prepared baking dish.
  5. Bake until tender (25-30 minutes).
  6. Remove from oven; serve warm.

Nutrition Facts

2 servings per container

Serving Size 388 g

Amount per serving
Calories 550
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 48g 62%
Saturated Fat 7g 35%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2.5g
Monounsaturated Fat 35g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 50mg 2%
Total Carbohydrate 29g 11%
Dietary Fiber 10g 36%
Total Sugars 9g
Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Other Carbohydrate 10g
Protein 9g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 133mg 10%
Iron 4.1mg 20%
Potassium 895mg 20%
Vitamin A 53.5mcg 6%
Vitamin C 104.5mg 120%
Vitamin E 3.4mg 20%
Vitamin K 211.2mcg 180%
Thiamin 0.7mg 60%
Riboflavin 0.2mg 15%
Niacin 3.4mg 20%
Vitamin B6 0.5mg 30%
Folate 93mcg 23%
Vitamin B12 0mcg 0%
Biotin 5.5mcg 20%
Chloride 187.1mg 8%
Pantothenate 0.8mg 20%
Phosphorus 191.5mg 15%
Iodine 1.7mcg 2%
Magnesium 96.4mg 25%
Zinc 1.3mg 10%
Selenium 3.9mcg 8%
Copper 0.5mg 60%
Manganese 2.3mg 100%
Chromium 0.1mcg 0%
Molybdenum 22.5mcg 50%

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.


Onions, Green Tea (water, Green Tea), Brussels Sprouts, Macadamia Nuts, Olive Oil, Raw Cacao, Balsamic Vinegar, Rosemary, Anise, Chili Powder, Black Pepper, Red Pepper Flakes.

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