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Eat It To Beat It: Brussel sprouts

Posted at 5:00 AM, Sep 22, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-22 07:00:12-04

September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month. The Prostate Cancer Foundation tells us 30-percent of cancers are preventable through lifestyle changes, including nutrition. Each day on News5, we’ll profile a superfood you can incorporate into your diet.

It’s called the “Eat It To Beat It” challenge.

Today's superfood is Brussel sprouts.

Lemon Garlic Brussels Sprouts

Ingredients:• 1 pound Brussels sprouts• 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil• Juice of 1 medium lemon• 4 cloves of garlic, minced• Salt and fresh black pepper• Chopped parsley, for garnish (optional)

Instructions:1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.2. Cut the rough stems off the ends of the Brussels sprouts and cut the remaining sprout in half lengthwise.3. Place the Brussels sprouts on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Drizzle with olive oil.4. Squeeze the lemon juice, add the garlic, and sprinkle on the salt and pepper. Toss to coat the Brussels sprouts.5. Cook in the oven for 20 minutes, tossing and flipping halfway through. Your Brussels sprouts should be golden brown and crispy.6. Add more lemon juice or salt and pepper, if desired, and serve warm.

To sign up for the "eat it to beat it" challenge, click here.

Eat It To Beat It
The Prostate Cancer Foundation picked 30 foods for you to eat during the 30 days of September.