4.88 from 16 votes
Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Bacon and Balsamic
Prep Time
20 mins
Cook Time
25 mins
Total Time
45 mins
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.
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: bacon, Balsamic, Brussels Sprouts, Onions
Servings: 6 people
Author: hmccallum
  • 1 1/2 pounds fresh or frozen Brussels sprouts, halved
  • 6 slices good quality thick smoked crisp bacon
  • 1 medium red onion sliced
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon quality balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon fresh basil chiffonade
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • kosher salt, to own taste
  • freshly ground pepper, to own taste
  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. Remove the Brussels sprouts from the oven and serve immediately.