Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Bacon and Balsamic

roasted brussels sprouts and bacon with balsamic glaze on a large sheet pan
  • Author: Mandy
  • Prep Time: 5
  • Cook Time: 40
  • Total Time: 45 minutes



1 lb. fresh brussels sprouts, washed, trimmed, and halved

3-4 slices thick bacon, chopped

2 tablespoons olive oil

2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar

3 tablespoons brown sugar

¼ teaspoon salt

¼ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper


Preheat oven to 400°F.

Combine olive oil, balsamic, brown sugar, salt, and pepper in a medium bowl. Add brussels sprouts and toss to coat.

brussels sprouts in a pink glass bowl

Arrange brussels sprouts on a baking tray. Top with bacon pieces.

brussels sprouts and bacon on a sheet pan

Roast in 400°F oven for 25 minutes, then reduce temperature to 350°F for 5-10 more minutes or until until desired tenderness. Check tenderness periodically by piercing centers of the brussels with paring knife.

caramelized brussels sprouts and bacon on a tray

Serve immediately.

Keywords: brussels sprouts, bacon, balsamic glaze