brussels sprouts black garlic sauce

Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Black Garlic Sauce

  • Author: Food Level
  • Prep Time: 10
  • Cook Time: 25
  • Total Time: 35
  • Yield: 2-4 servings 1x
  • Category: vegetables
  • Method: roasting


Roasted Brussels sprouts with olive oil, salt, and pepper are a simple, quick and delicious vegetable side dish. To add a punch of flavor, a quick black garlic sauce comprised of black garlic, olive oil, and vinegar will provide a tangy umami flavor that highlights the earthy Brussels sprouts. 



Brussels Sprouts

  • 1 lb. brussel sprouts
  • 1/2 tsp. salt and ground pepper to taste

Black Garlic Sauce

  • 1 head black garlic
  • 2 tbs olive oil
  • 1.5 tbs. white wine vinegar
  • 2 tbs water (add more to thin)


Prepare the Brussels sprouts

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Prep the the Brussels sprouts by rinsing them, trimming off the ends, and cutting in half or quarters depending on size. Same sized sprouts will cook more evenly.
  3. Spread Brussels sprouts in single later on the parchment lined baking sheet. Bake for 20-25 minutes depending on the size and preference for doneness. 

Prepare the black garlic sauce

  1. Remove the garlic paper/skin and remove the black garlic cloves
  2. Smash the cloves with a fork and chop fine.
  3. Add cloves to olive oil and vinegar. Whisk vigorously or blend in food processor till smooth.

Assemble the dish

  1. Add the roasted Brussels sprouts to serving dish and drizzle with black garlic sauce. Enjoy!



  • Black garlic is thick and pasty. Add water to thin to your preferred consistency. 
  • This recipe may produce more sauce than you need for the Brussels sprouts. Consider thinning the leftover sauce and using the following day as a vegetable dip or salad dressing. 


  • Serving Size: 1 cup
  • Calories: 120
  • Sugar: 2.5g
  • Sodium: 30mg
  • Fat: 7.4g
  • Saturated Fat: 1.1g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 6.3g
  • Trans Fat: 0
  • Carbohydrates: 12.5g
  • Fiber: 4.5
  • Protein: 4.3g
  • Cholesterol: 0mg

Keywords: brussels sprouts, vegetables, vegetarian, side dish, black garlic, sauce

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