If you are looking for a versatile side dish that works for both a quick weeknight meal or a decadent holiday dinner look no further than this Maple Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Bacon recipe! Cooking the brussels sprouts with bacon and maple syrup is sure to make this side dish a fan favorite for everybody! This paleo-friendly recipe is sweet and savory and definitely going to be in your winter meal plan rotation!
Maple Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Bacon
I was never a fan of brussels sprouts until a few years ago, and now I can’t get enough! This dish converts even those who say they don’t like brussels sprouts! This easy brussels sprouts recipe combines savory and sweet tastes to adhere to just about anyone’s liking! And I mean.. Maple + Bacon = side dish WIN.
How good are brussel sprouts for you?
- Brussels sprouts contain small amounts of vitamin B6, potassium, iron, thiamine, magnesium and phosphorus.
- They are low in calories and high in many nutrients, especially fiber, vitamin K and vitamin C.
What is the best way to cook brussel sprouts?
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Like this veggie side dish? Try these other favorites:
- Perfect Roasted Veggies
- Brussels Sprout Slaw
- Cranberry Walnut Roasted Acorn Squash
- Garlicky Blistered Green Beans
- Preheat oven to 425ºF and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
- Toss brussels sprouts with 2 tablespoons oil, salt, and pepper on sheet pan. Roast, stirring mid-way, for 20-25 minutes until caramelized and tender.
- Meanwhile heat large skill over medium heat and cook bacon.
- Remove bacon from the pan and let excess fat drip off. When cool enough to handle chop, and set aside. Remove excess bacon fat from pan except for 1 tablespoon.
- Transfer roasted brussels sprouts to the skillet, add maple syrup, and toss to coat evenly.
- Cook over medium-low heat, for 3 minutes, stirring often.
- Sprinkle bacon, ground garlic, and fine sea salt, to taste, on top and serve immediately.
- If you'd like it more on the sweeter side, add 1 additional tablespoon maple syrup, but we liked it with 1.
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