ArrowDownFill 1arrow-small-lineFill 1Cooking Light - EasyCooking Light - FastCooking Light - So GoodCooking Light - How-ToCooking Light - Staff FaveCooking Light Badge - Wow!GroupClose IconEmailEmpty Star IconLike Cooking Light on FacebookFull Star IconShapePage 1 Copy 3Page 1 Copy 2Grid IconHalf Star IconFollow Cooking Light on InstagramList IconMenu IconPrintSearch IconSpeech BubbleFollow Cooking Light on SnapchatFollow Cooking Light on TwitterWatch Cooking Light on YouTubeplay-iconWatch Cooking Light on Youtube

Brussels Sprouts with Bacon

Photo: Oxmoor House
Total time 1 hr
Yield Serves 6 (serving size: about 1 cup)
Roasting Brussels sprouts really brings out their nutty flavor, which goes so well with smoky bacon and sweet red onions.

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds small Brussels sprouts, trimmed
  • 1 red onion, peeled and cut into 1/3-inch wedges
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 bacon slices, chopped

Nutrition Information

  • calories 113
  • fat 5 g
  • satfat 0.9 g
  • monofat 3.3 g
  • polyfat 0.7 g
  • protein 5.5 g
  • carbohydrate 13.9 g
  • fiber 5.5 g
  • cholesterol 2 mg
  • iron 1.9 mg
  • sodium 224 mg
  • calcium 62 mg

How to Make It

  1. Preheat oven to 400°.

  2. Place Brussels sprouts and red onion on a baking sheet. Drizzle olive oil over vegetables, and sprinkle with salt and pepper, tossing to coat. Sprinkle bacon over top of vegetables.

  3. Bake at 400° for 45 minutes or until Brussels sprouts and onion are golden and tender and bacon is crisp, stirring every 20 minutes.

Cook's Notes

MyRecipes is working with Let's Move!, the Partnership for a Healthier America, and USDA's MyPlate to give anyone looking for healthier options access to a trove of recipes that will help them create healthy, tasty plates. For more information about creating a healthy plate, visit www.choosemyplate.gov.

Cooking Light Lighten Up, America!