Tahini and Pomegranate Brussels Sprouts

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Is your dinner table in need of something new and exciting with a special Middle Eastern twist? Then, this Tahini and Pomegranate Brussels sprouts is your way to go!

There is no doubt that you will impress everyone at your dinner table with this recipe! Your family will definitely ask for these Brussels Sprouts to be made more often, and to prove just how delicious they really are, my sister absolutely loved it, and shes a food expert!



Ready to dig in?

Roasted Brussel Sprouts garnished with pomegranate seeds
An impressive meal for everyone to enjoy

Why You Must Try it Now

It is a very impressive dish that you can add to your Christmas table.

This recipe is a must. The taste is very rich, the pomegranate molasses and tahini complement each other well and they bring out the flavor of the brussels sprouts.

The Brussels sprouts are cooked to perfection!.

Brussels sprouts are seasonal, so if you want to enjoy the authentic taste, use fresh ones.

There are many recipes out there in regards to brussels sprouts, but not many have my special twist! This is how I personally like to enjoy it.

I wanted to turn brussels sprouts Middle Eastern, that’s why I have used some of the boldest ingredients that are particularly enjoyed in the Middle East like pomegranate molasses, pomegranate seeds, coriander, and tahini.


What is Tahini?

Tahini is basically sesame seeds made into a paste. It is very popular in the Middle East and is usually used to make sauces and salad dressings. It is enjoyed with so many recipes like this Tahini Walnut Aubergine Dip with Crispy Butter Beans and 4 Ingredient Tahini Pistachio Date Bars.


Pro Tips

Serve your Tahini and pomegranate brussels sprouts with a filling roast dinner.

Make sure to use good quality pomegranate molasses, tahini, and olive oil for best results.

Cook brussels sprouts until tender. If overcooked, they will be bitter and mushy.


The best oven-roasted Brussels sprouts

Middle Eastern Tahini and pomegranate brussels sprouts served with pomegranate seeds and chopped coriander
Very simple but its effect is everlasting.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I use frozen Brussels sprouts to make this recipe?

Since Brussels sprouts are seasonal, frozen ones will be your only option when they’re off season.

When is the best time to enjoy fresh brussels sprouts?

You can find the best brussels sprouts between late fall, and early winter.

How to store brussels sprouts?

Store unwashed brussels sprouts in a ziplock bag. They should last a couple of weeks but it is recommended to use them as soon as possible.


Ingredients

  • Brussels sprouts
  • Shallots
  • Olive oil 
  • Pul Biber (Aleppo pepper)
  • Tahini 
  • Pomegranate molasses 
  • Garlic powder
  • Salt
  • Coriander
The ingredients needed to make Tahini and pomegranate brussels sprouts

Step by Step

First, start by cutting the ends of your brussels sprouts, clean the outer layer really well and chop it in half. Place them onto a lined baking sheet.

After that, add chopped shallots, tahini, garlic powder, salt, pul biber (Aleppo pepper), and a branch of thyme.

Next, throw all of the ingredients onto the tray and massage everything really well with tahini, olive oil, pomegranate molasses, and spices. Pull the leaves of the rosemary from the stocks and add them to the tray.

Lay your ingredients flat and bake for 30 minutes at 170 degrees. Once baked, it doesn’t necessarily need to be crispy, just well-cooked.

Brussels sprouts laid on a baking tray with other chopped veggies

Finally, bring it out and serve it on a dish. Garnish with pomegranate seeds, chopped coriander and enjoy!

Mouthwatering roasted brussels sprouts garnished and served

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And of course feel free to leave any questions, comments, or reviews! This is the best place to reach me, and I’d love to hear from you 🙂


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Tahini and Pomegranate Brussels Sprouts

Prep Time 10 min Cook Time 30 min Total Time 40 mins

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. First, start by cutting the ends of your brussels sprouts, clean the outer layer really well and chop it in half. Place them onto a lined baking sheet.

  2. After that, add chopped shallots, tahini, garlic powder, salt, pul biber (Aleppo pepper), and a branch of thyme.

  3. Next, throw all of the ingredients onto the tray and massage everything really well with tahini, olive oil, pomegranate molasses, and spices. Pull the leaves of the rosemary from the stocks and add them to the tray.

  4. Lay your ingredients flat and bake for 30 minutes at 170 degrees. Once baked, it doesn’t necessarily need to be crispy, just well-cooked.

  5. Finally, bring it out and serve it on a dish. Garnish with pomegranate seeds, chopped coriander and enjoy!

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Nelly

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I'm Nelly, the recipes I share here are inspired by the people, cultures and places beloved to me. Peanutswirls represents my love for food, cooking and hosting. I hope to share with you a taste of the Middle East influnced by my upbringing in the West.

I can't wait to see what we cook together.

2 Comments

  1. emma

    delicious! great combination of the sprouts and pomegranate. I paired it with prawns and chorizo.

    1. Nelly

      Sounds absolutely delicious, sounds like a feast!

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