Sesame Maple Brussels Sprouts with Microgreens

Diets high in plant foods like microgreens have been shown to reduce certain heart disease markers.

March 24, 2020 | Recipes

Michael Paparamborda, an Orangeville holistic nutritionist-in-training, shares one of his favourite recipes using microgreens.

Sesame Maple Brussels Sprouts with Microgreens

Recipe submitted by: Michael Paparamborda ( Visit Website )


2 as a side dish


  • 1½ cups Brussels sprouts, halved
  • ½ tsp sesame oil
  • ¼ tsp balsamic vinegar
  • Salt, pepper to taste
  • ¼ tsp smoked paprika
  • 1 tbsp Dijon mustard
  • 1 tbsp maple syrup
  • 1 tbsp toasted sesame seeds
  • ¼ cup microgreens
  • Nutritional yeast (optional)


  1. Preheat oven to 375 F.
  2. Toss Brussels sprouts with sesame oil, vinegar, salt, pepper and smoked paprika.
  3. Spread them evenly on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
  4. Roast for 25 to 30 minutes. Keep an eye on them to make sure they don’t burn.
  5. While sprouts are cooking, mix together the mustard, maple syrup and toasted sesame seeds.
  6. Once sprouts are done, coat them in dressing and top with microgreens. (Optional: Sprinkle with some nutritional yeast to taste.)

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