40 Min Maple Brussels Sprouts

img_9806I cannot be the only one that loves a good crispy brussels sprout as a side. Right? Right. A Fox Household favorite as of late are my Maple Bacon Brussels Sprouts, roasted to perfection in the oven.

Ingredients

  • 1 lb brussels sprouts
  • 1/2 yellow onion
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 2 strips of bacon (can sub turkey bacon if desired)
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons quality maple syrup

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F.
  2. Fry bacon on stove top until crispy, chop into small pieces and add to a mixing bowl.
  3. Rinse the brussels sprouts thoroughly to remove any dirt from the leaves then dry with a paper towel.
  4. Cut off the ends of the brussels sprouts and slice in half, length wise. Transfer to mixing bowl
  5. Peel and slice the onion in half moon slices. Add to mixing bowl.
  6. Mince the garlic and add to mixing bowl.
  7. Pour the olive olive oil over ingredients and add salt and pepper. Mix ingredients until they are fully coated.
  8. Pour the brussels sprouts mixture onto a sheet pan and pop into the oven!
  9. Bake for 35 minutes.Β (Try not to open the oven during this time! I know, the temptation to look at the marvelous creation is so real)
  10. Remove sprouts from oven and place in mixing bowl.
  11. Pour maple syrup over the ingredients, mix thoroughly and place back in the oven for another 5 minutes.
  12. Remove sprouts when crispy!
  13. ENJOYYYYYY

 

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