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Oven Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Bacon & Cranberries

Oven Roasted Brussels Sprouts with crispy bacon and sweet dried cranberries. It is all cooked in the oven on one sheet pan. This is an easy side dish to make. 
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword brussels sprouts recipe bacon, how to trim brussels sprouts, oven roasted brussels sprouts with bacon
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 5 people
Author Susie

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 lb. fresh brussels sprouts, trimmed and cut in half (lengthwise)
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • pepper to taste
  • 4 strips of bacon, cut into small 1/2 inch pieces
  • 1/3 cup dried cranberries
  • optional 1 tablespoon of butter or olive oil to drizzle on at the end

Instructions

  • Preheat your oven to 400 degrees, grab a large sheet pan. 
  • Put the brussels sprouts on the sheet pan and drizzle with the olive oil, salt, and pepper. With clean hands toss the brussels sprouts so they are coated evenly with the oil.
    Sprinkle the bacon over top of the brussels sprouts, making sure the bacon is not in large clumps. By separating the pieces you will ensure you end up with crispy bacon.
    Bake for 15 minutes, flipping the brussels sprouts and bacon half way thru with a spatula.
  • Add the cranberries and cook for an additional 5 minutes. 
  • If your bacon did not release enough grease and the brussels sprouts look a little dry you can toss everything with an additional tablespoon of olive oil or melted butter at this point.