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Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Bacon

Brussels Sprouts with Bacon

Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Bacon - roasted until crispy and drizzled with balsamic vinegar. This is the ultimate side dish that gets in your veggies!

Course All Recipes, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Yield 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 lb brussels sprouts, halved (1 1/2 lbs works too)
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • salt and pepper (I do about 1 teaspoon kosher salt and 1/2 teaspoon pepper)
  • 4 ounces bacon, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar (or balsamic glaze)

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees and line a baking sheet with aluminum foil.

  2. Place the Brussels sprouts on the baking sheet and drizzle with olive oil, tossing to coat. Sprinkle with garlic powder and salt and pepper. Try to make sure all of the Brussels are faced down on the pan to get a good sear. Place the pieces of bacon evenly on the pan.

  3. Bake for 15-25 minutes, tossing halfway. Start checking them at 15 minutes. The bake time of the sprouts will depend on the size of them and your oven. Bake until the Brussels sprouts are fork tender but not mushy. Remove from the oven and toss with the balsamic vinegar and serve immediately.