Bacon Brussels Sprouts
Serves 4 – 6
1 pound of Brussels Sprouts, trimmed and halved
2 Tablespoons Olive oil
½ teaspoon Salt
8 oz Bacon, diced
1 Onion, diced
4 Garlic Cloves, minced
¼ cup Parmesan Cheese, grated
2 Tablespoons Balsamic Vinegar
2 Tablespoons Parsley, finely chopped
Salt and Pepper, to taste
Lemon Wedge, optional
Preheat the oven to 425 degrees
- On a baking sheet, place the prepared Brussels Sprouts, Olive Oil, and Salt and toss to evenly incorporate. Place Brussels Sprouts cut side down on the baking sheet. Place in the oven for 20-30 minutes or until the cut side is golden brown.
- In a medium-sized frying pan over medium-high heat, add bacon and sauté until cooked. Once cooked, using a slotted spoon, remove the bacon and place it on a paper towel and set aside.
- In the same frying pan, keep only about 2 tablespoons of the bacon fat. Add Onion and garlic to the pan and continue to cook until the onions are soft. Set aside.
- In a bowl, add the cooked Brussels Sprouts, Bacon, Onion, Parmesan Cheese, Balsamic Vinegar, Parsley, and Salt and Pepper, to taste. Toss to evenly incorporate.
- Serve and enjoy!