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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?

Recipe Summary

10 mins
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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. 

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
Credit: vaz

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
Credit: 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


Original recipe yields 6 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Line a rimmed baking sheet with aluminum foil.

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

  • 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.

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

Nutrition Facts

175 calories; protein 4.8g; carbohydrates 13.6g; fat 12.1g; cholesterol 6.6mg; sodium 352.2mg. Full Nutrition