A touch of brown sugar helps the vegetables caramelize in the oven.
1 1/2 pounds Brussels sprouts, halved
1 tablespoon olive oil
2/3 cup thinly sliced shallots
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 ounce finely chopped pancetta
4 teaspoons brown sugar
2 teaspoons vermouth
How to Make It
Preheat oven to 400°.
Arrange Brussels sprouts on a jelly-roll pan coated with cooking spray. Drizzle with oil; toss to coat. Bake at 400° for 15 minutes. Add shallots, pepper, salt, and pancetta to pan; toss well. Bake at 400° for 10 minutes. Add sugar and vermouth; toss to coat. Bake an additional 10 minutes or until caramelized.