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Maple Bacon-Wrapped Brussels Sprouts

Katerina | Diethood
Tender, deliciously roasted Brussels sprouts wrapped in smoky bacon and served with a maple-dijon dipping sauce. Suitable as an appetizer or side dish.
Servings : 6
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 41 minutes


  • 1.5 pounds brussel sprouts, (About 20 brussels sprouts) Use average-size brussel sprouts and not the large ones.
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste
  • 10 slices thick-cut bacon
  • 1/2- 3/4 cup maple syrup, divided (use sugar free OR keto maple syrup whenever possible)
  • 1 to 2 teaspoons dijon mustard
  • Red pepper flakes, for garnish


  • Preheat oven to 400˚F.
  • Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or foil, and set a cooling rack inside the baking sheet. Set aside.
  • Trim the brussels sprouts, lightly grease them with cooking spray, and season with salt and pepper.
  • Cut bacon slices in half.
  • Wrap bacon slices around each sprout; liberally brush each piece with maple syrup.
  • Arrange brussels sprouts on the cooling rack, bacon seam-side down.
  • Roast for 25 to 30 minutes, or until bacon is crisp and brussels sprouts are tender.
  • Remove from oven and let stand 5 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, combine remaining maple syrup with 1 teaspoon dijon mustard; whisk together until incorporated, taste, and add more mustard, if needed.
  • Garnish dipping sauce with red pepper flakes.
  • Serve brussel sprouts with dipping sauce.


Calories: 383 kcal | Carbohydrates: 33 g | Protein: 11 g | Fat: 24 g | Saturated Fat: 8 g | Cholesterol: 40 mg | Sodium: 533 mg | Potassium: 560 mg | Fiber: 4 g | Sugar: 19 g | Vitamin A: 877 IU | Vitamin C: 96 mg | Calcium: 56 mg | Iron: 2 mg

Nutritional info is an estimate and provided as courtesy. Values may vary according to the ingredients and tools used. Please use your preferred nutritional calculator for more detailed info.

Course: Appetizer, Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: brussel sprounts with bacon, christmas side dish, oven roasted brussel sprouts, thanksgiving side dish