Maple Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Bacon
Who knew Brussels sprouts could ever taste this good! Caramelized and crispy, these sprouts gain a nutty flavor from the roasting process.
Dovetaing tips: Cook an additional 2 pounds of bacon to be used day 4 in Red Broccoli Salad.
|1 pound||brussels sprouts, trimmed|
|1/4 cup||extra-virgin olive oil|
|3 tablespoons||pure maple syrup|
|4 slices||bacon, cut into 1/2-inch pieces|
|1/4 teaspoon||freshly ground black pepper|
Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).
Place Brussels sprouts in a single layer in a baking dish. Drizzle with olive oil and maple syrup; toss to coat. Sprinkle with bacon; season with salt and black pepper.
Roast in the preheated oven until bacon is crispy and Brussels sprouts are caramelized, 45 minutes, stirring halfway through.