Maple Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Bacon a perfect side dish for any meal, whether it's a holiday feast or a weeknight dinner. It is a mouthwatering and easy-to-make dish that is sure to impress any guest or family member.
- Estimated preparation time: 30 minutes (including preparation and cooking time)
- 1 pound Brussels sprouts, trimmed and halved
- 4 slices bacon, chopped
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
- 2 tablespoons maple syrup
- 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
- 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
- 1 clove garlic, minced
- Preheat the oven to 400°F (205°C) and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
- In a large bowl, toss the Brussels sprouts with olive oil, salt, and black pepper until they're evenly coated.
- Spread the Brussels sprouts out on the prepared baking sheet in a single layer.
- Roast the Brussels sprouts for 20-25 minutes or until they're tender and caramelized.
- While the Brussels sprouts are roasting, cook the bacon in a skillet until it's crispy and browned. Remove from the skillet and crumble into small pieces.
- In a small bowl, whisk together the maple syrup, balsamic vinegar, Dijon mustard, and minced garlic to make the glaze.
- When the Brussels sprouts are finished roasting, pour the maple glaze over them and toss to coat evenly.
- Sprinkle the crumbled bacon over the top of the Brussels sprouts during the last 5-10 minutes of cooking.
- Once the Brussels sprouts are finished cooking, remove them from the oven and let them cool for a few minutes before serving.
- Calories: 180
- Total fat: 11g
- Saturated fat: 2.5g
- Cholesterol: 15mg
- Sodium: 370mg
- Total carbohydrates: 15g
- Dietary fiber: 3g
- Sugars: 9g
- Protein: 6g
Maple Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Bacon is a delicious and healthy dish that is easy to prepare and packed with flavor. The combination of sweet maple glaze and crispy bacon complements the caramelized Brussels sprouts perfectly, creating a dish that is sure to impress. With only 180 calories per serving and a rich source of fiber, this dish is a great option for anyone looking for a healthy and satisfying side dish. Try it today and see why it's quickly becoming a fan favorite!