“Not just for Christmas. Good enough to eat from the bowl as a snack, these roast sprouts are so moreish we reckon they’ll convert the haters! Make them into a vegetarian main by stirring through some cooked quinoa or bulgur wheat. ”
Trim and halve the brussels sprouts, then place on a large baking tray. Add the oil, grate over the lemon zest, then sprinkle with the chilli flakes and a pinch of sea salt and black pepper. Mix with your hands to coat.
Roast in the oven for 10 minutes – the sprouts should start to caramelise in places; when that happens, scatter over the Parmesan and roast for a further 15 minutes, until the cheese is crisp and golden brown, and the sprouts tender.