Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Bacon and Balsamic is so simple and delicious it’s almost ridiculous. The ingredient list is minimal Brussel sprouts, red onions, smoky bacon, olive oil, honey, and sweet balsamic. You can easily find every item at your local grocer or even your own home in most instances.
1 1/2pounds fresh or frozen Brussels sprouts, halved
6slices good quality thick smoked crisp bacon
1medium red onion sliced
1 1/2tablespoonsolive oil
1tablespoonquality balsamic vinegar
1tablespoonfresh basil chiffonade
kosher salt, to own taste
freshly ground pepper, to own taste
Preheat oven to 400 degrees
Place halved Brussel sprouts and sliced red onion on a flat sheet pan, drizzle olive oil and balsamic vinegar over Brussels sprouts, toss to coat with oil, balsamic, and honey, add fresh basil, minced garlic, kosher salt and ground pepper. Toss again to evenly coat Brussel sprouts.
Place Brussel sprouts in a 400 degree preheated oven; bake for 25-30 minutes if fresh Brussel is used or 18-20 minutes if frozen Brussel sprouts have been used.
Remove the Brussels sprouts from the oven and serve immediately.
Recipe by Heidy L. McCallum owner of The McCallum's Shamrock Patch Blog