Easy Italian Sausage & Pecan Roasted Brussel Sprouts
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  • 1.5 lb brussels sprouts, bottoms removed and sliced lengthwise in half
  • 1 lb sweet italian sausage, casings removed
  • ½ cup pecans, chopped into small pieces
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp pepper
  1. First preheat your oven to 400. Toss brussels sprouts in 1½ tbsp of olive oil, salt & pepper. Put on a rimmed baking sheet and then place in the oven (middle rack) for about 30 minutes, or until browned on edges and soft.
  2. Next in a large pan over medium heat add ½ tbsp olive oil and italian sausage. Break sausage up into smaller pieces and occasionally stir until browned. Remove from heat.
  3. Once sprouts are done remove from oven and add to your cooked sausage. Place pan back over low heat and mix together, adding ½ cup of pecans and let cook for about another 3-5 minutes until flavors start to come together.
  4. Remove from heat and serve hot or at room temperature.
Recipe by My Lavender Blues at https://mylavenderblues.com/easy-italian-sausage-pecan-roasted-brussel-sprouts/