You can have yummy roasted brussels sprouts roasted right on the stalk and will impress a crowd easily. However you will need to use a whole oven for these brussels sprouts.
The hard part is making a foil and parchment bag to fit around your brussels sprouts stalk.
You leave it open and then fill with some water, olive oil, garlic cloves, sliced onions, and some sliced red pepper. wrap up and toss in a 350 degree F oven for around 2 hours.
Ingredients about 10 servings (extras can be frozen)
1 large brussels sprouts stalk – already laying in your open parchment paper and foil with ends folded up to hold everything in. That sits on a baking sheet for support.
3/4 cup water
1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil
1 sweet onion sliced thin
1 red bell pepper in small slices
big handful of pealed garlic cloves (don’t worry it won’t get that garlicky because the garlic just turns sweet and buttery)
fresh ground sea salt
fresh ground black pepper
optional pinch of red pepper flakes
optional grated parmesan cheese
In your open bundle with the brussels sprouts stalk add the water, olive oil, garlic cloves, red bell pepper, onion, Cover tightly and place in your 350 degree oven for around 2 hours. You want the brussels sprouts to be fork tender and slightly caramelized. When done trim the brussels sprouts off and add fresh ground sea salt and pepper. Depending on your taste or what your serving with the vegetable you might want to add a little crushed red pepper flakes and parmesan cheese.