Bacon Brussels Sprouts - VeryVera

Bacon Brussels Sprouts

  • Prep Time: 20m
  • Cook Time: 30m
  • Total Time: 50m
  • Serves: 2 people
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  • 12 Brussels sprouts
  • Extra-virgin olive oil
  • Kosher salt
  • Pinch crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1/4 c pine nuts
  • 2 slices slab bacon, cut into lardons
  • 1 block Parmigiano-Reggiano


  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. Cut the Brussels sprouts in half lengthwise, from top to bottom.
  3. Toss the sprouts with olive oil, salt, and crushed red pepper.
  4. Toss in the oven until tender, about 18 minutes.
  5. Place the pine nuts on a sheet tray in the oven for the last 3 minutes of roasting the sprouts.
  6. While the sprouts are roasting, put the bacon in a small saut pan with a splash of olive oil and bring the pan to a medium heat.
  7. Cook the bacon until it is crispy, 7 to 8 minutes. Remove the bacon from the pan.
  8. Toss the roasted Brussels with the crispy bacon and toasted pine nuts. Using a peeler, shave a few slices of Parmigiano on top.