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Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Bacon – Caramelized, roasted brussels sprouts with juicy bacon are the perfect pair for a fantastic side dish!

Roasted Brussel Sprouts with Bacon | www.diethood.com | #vegetables #recipe #christmas #sidedish

These are THE BEST roasted brussels sprouts ever, prepared with just 5 ingredients including crispy, juicy bacon. Easy and delicious to make, it is the perfect side dish for any night of the week, but also fancy enough for a Holiday dinner.

I can only imagine the chaos every Christmas Dinner hostess/host is faced with on this beautiful Sunday. There’s two days left. Two! Some of you are probably hosting a Christmas Eve Party, as well, and you have just a day. One day.

On top of all that, you have to deal with those questions in your head that won’t leave you alone; do I have enough, do I need more ham, can I get away with two desserts, the MIL better not try to get away with store-bought pie… So many thoughts, so little time.

Go ahead, take a sip of that spiked apple cider next to you…

Roasted Brussel Sprouts with Bacon | www.diethood.com | #vegetables #recipe #christmas #sidedish

ROASTED BRUSSELS SPROUTS

I wanted to help you out with a side dish of Roasted Brussels Sprouts. An extra side dish is one of those things that you always need plenty of, but have a hard time figuring out how to make it different.

I was first introduced to brussels sprouts at my aunt’s Christmas Dinner few years back. They were steamed and seasoned with salt and pepper. I didn’t fall in love with them right away. Sadly, it took me a good ten or twenty tries before I finally said, oh yeah, gimme more.

The secret to finally falling in love? Bacon. And the oven. That.is.all

HOW TO MAKE ROASTED BRUSSELS SPROUTS WITH BACON

Combine all ingredients in a large mixing bowl; brussels sprouts, bacon, salt, pepper and olive oil, and toss to coat evenly.

Transfer it all on a baking sheet and pop it in the oven for 35 ish minutes.

That’s it!

Lesson(s) learned: Roasted veggies rock. Bacon makes everything better, and Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Bacon are my absolute favorite side dish.

Roasted Brussel Sprouts with Bacon | www.diethood.com | #vegetables #recipe #christmas #sidedish
ENJOY!

Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Bacon
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
35 mins
Total Time
40 mins
 

Caramelized, roasted brussels sprouts with juicy bacon are the perfect pair for a fantastic side dish!

Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: bacon, brussels sprouts recipe, keto recipes
Servings: 4 serves
Calories: 336 kcal
Ingredients
  • 1- pound fresh large brussels sprouts , washed, cut in half, brown ends cut off
  • 6 slices thick-cut bacon , diced
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 400.
  2. Line a baking sheet with foil.
  3. Combine all ingredients in a large mixing bowl; toss to coat evenly.
  4. Spread the brussels sprouts on the prepared baking sheet.
  5. Bake for 30 minutes, or until tender, stirring occasionally for even cooking.

  6. Taste for salt and pepper.
  7. Serve immediately.
Recipe Notes

WW Freestyle SmartPoints: 5

Nutrition Facts
Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Bacon
Amount Per Serving
Calories 336 Calories from Fat 252
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 28g 43%
Saturated Fat 8g 40%
Cholesterol 35mg 12%
Sodium 676mg 28%
Potassium 548mg 16%
Total Carbohydrates 10g 3%
Dietary Fiber 4g 16%
Sugars 2g
Protein 10g 20%
Vitamin A 17.5%
Vitamin C 116.8%
Calcium 5%
Iron 10.1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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43 Responses
  1. Sarah

    Sounds wonderful, but seems odd that the picture is misleading in that it leads you to believe that the dish is prepared on top of the stove in a skillet 🙂

    1. Hi Susan!
      No, there’s no need to cook the bacon. In fact, because of the bacon’s juices released during the roasting process, this dish tastes that much better. Everything is better with bacon! 😉
      Thank you SO much for stopping by!

  2. Nancy R

    I was never a fan of brussel sprouts but did convert after finding a recipe which included a touch of honey with it. Soooo delicious! 🙂
    Your picture makes them look so good. Love it!

    1. Thank you, Dorothy!! It really is a delicious side dish…I make it quite often and the only complaint is that I didn’t make enough. My husband’s advice is to double the recipe if you can. 😀
      Have a very Merry Christmas!!

  3. Now, this is THE WAY to make Brussels Sprouts! We love them roasted…always better. And, now we will try them with bacon…should be infinitely better! Thank you, Kate!

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