Maple Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Bacon


Brussels sprouts with bacon are roasted in a mixture of maple syrup and olive oil, resulting in a crispy, caramelized side dish that's quick and easy to make and perfect for weeknight dinners. The Brussels sprouts take on a nutty flavor during the roasting process, and the salty bacon is a delightful contrast with the sweet maple syrup — who knew Brussels sprouts with bacon could ever taste this good?

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
30 mins

These roasted Brussels sprouts with bacon are sweet, savory, and completely delicious. You'll want to make these bacon Brussels sprouts all season long.

Maple Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Bacon in a bowl

Bacon Brussels Sprouts Ingredients

It's easy to make these maple bacon Brussels sprouts with simple ingredients. Here's what you'll need:

· Brussels sprouts: Start with a pound of whole, clean, and trimmed Brussels sprouts.
· Bacon: Roast the bacon pieces with the sprouts until they're perfectly crispy.
· Seasonings: These Brussels sprouts with bacon are simply seasoned with just salt and pepper.
· Oil: Olive oil keeps the sprouts moist and gives the seasonings something to adhere to.
· Maple syrup: Pure maple syrup adds sweet flavor to the otherwise savory side dish. It's the perfect way to round out the other ingredients.

Maple Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Bacon in a bowl

How to Make Brussels Sprouts With Bacon

You'll find the full, step-by-step recipe below — but here's a brief overview of what you can expect when you make these roasted Brussels sprouts with bacon:

1. Trim the Brussels sprouts and cut the large ones in half.
2. Transfer the sprouts to a large bowl. Toss with the remaining ingredients
3. Arrange in a single layer on a baking sheet.
4. Roast until the bacon is crispy and the sprouts are caramelized.

How to Store Brussels Sprouts With Bacon

Allow the Brussels sprouts to cool completely. Transfer them to an airtight container and store in the refrigerator for up to three days. Reheat in the microwave or in the oven.

Maple Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Bacon in a white bowl
Caroline Thomas Russo

Allrecipes Community Tips and Praise

"Excellent recipe," according to LoriC. "Everyone loved them and they were so easy to make. I used turkey bacon which was my only deviation from the recipe."

"Cannot begin to tell you how much I LOVE these Brussels sprouts," says tamarakralick. "I added a little extra bacon because... bacon. And I may have purposefully added a tablespoon or two of bacon grease into the mix after just wanting that extra deliciousness. So amazing!

"Absolutely LOVED this recipe," raves Dianne Epstein. "The Brussels sprouts simply melt in your mouth!!! Will absolutely add this recipe to our monthly rotation and that includes dinner parties!!!"

Editorial contributions by Corey Williams


  • 1 pound whole Brussels sprouts

  • 4 slices bacon, cut into 1/2-inch pieces

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • ¼ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

  • ¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil

  • 3 tablespoons pure maple syrup


  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Line a rimmed baking sheet with aluminum foil.

  2. Trim ends off Brussels sprouts and cut any large ones in half. Transfer to a large bowl.

  3. Add bacon, salt, and pepper to the Brussels spouts. Drizzle olive oil and maple syrup over top and toss until sprouts are well coated. Transfer to the prepared baking sheet and spread in a single layer.

  4. Roast in the preheated oven until bacon is crispy and Brussels sprouts are caramelized, 20 to 30 minutes, stirring halfway through.

    Maple Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Bacon in a white bowl
    Caroline Thomas Russo

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

175 Calories
12g Fat
14g Carbs
5g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 175
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 12g 16%
Saturated Fat 2g 11%
Cholesterol 7mg 2%
Sodium 352mg 15%
Total Carbohydrate 14g 5%
Dietary Fiber 3g 10%
Total Sugars 8g
Protein 5g
Vitamin C 64mg 322%
Calcium 40mg 3%
Iron 1mg 7%
Potassium 350mg 7%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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