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Roasted Brussel Sprouts with Cranberries & Bacon

Today I have a yummy side for your holiday dinner table: Roasted Brussel Sprouts with Cranberries and Bacon! Even people who aren’t fans of Brussel Sprouts will enjoy this recipe.

Roasted brussel sprouts in a bowl.


The Brussel Sprouts are oven-roasted in a flavourful cinnamon and olive oil mixture. While they are baking, the sauce can be made so everything is ready to serve at the same time.

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Ingredients

The full printable recipe card with measurements and instructions is found at the bottom of the post.

  • Brussel sprouts
  • Extra virgin olive oil
  • Cinnamon
  • Salt and pepper
  • Bacon
  • Yellow onion
  • Apple cider vinegar
  • Dried cranberries
  • Sugar
Ingredients to make roasted brussel sprouts with cranberries and bacon.

How to Make Roasted Brussel Sprouts with Cranberries and Bacon

  • Step One: Preheat oven to 400°F. Stir together brussel sprouts, olive oil, cinnamon, salt and pepper in a large bowl. Spread on a baking sheet. Bake for 20 minutes, tossing the Brussel sprouts at the 10 minute mark.
Steps to make roasted brussel sprouts with cranberries and bacon.
  • Step Two: Cook bacon in a frying pan over medium heat. Let bacon cool and then crumble.
  • Step Three: In the same frying pan, cook the onions in the bacon grease for 3 to 4 minutes. Add in apple cider vinegar, cranberries and sugar and stir to combine. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium and stir for an additional 4 to 5 minutes. Remove from heat.
  • Step Four: Place roasted Brussel sprouts into a serving dish. Stir in cranberry onion mixture. Sprinkle on bacon and serve hot.
Steps to make roasted brussel sprouts with cranberries and bacon.

The sauce has a slightly sweet undertone thanks to the addition of cranberries and a bit of sugar. It tastes wonderful when mixed with the Brussel Sprouts. The bacon goes on top at the end. Everything thing tastes better when you add bacon, in my opinion!

Roasted brussel sprouts on a serving spoon.

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    When I served this to my family, I ended up eating more than my fair share. I couldn’t stop though! It was so good! I hope you’ll give this recipe a try and let me know what you thought.

    Roasted brussel sprouts in a bowl.

    You’ll also enjoy this Christmas Lasagna, Christmas Ham and Brussel Sprouts with Lemon and Pancetta.

    Roasted brussel sprouts on a fork.

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    4.67 from 6 votes

    Roasted Brussel Sprouts with Cranberries & Bacon

    Created by Stacie Vaughan
    Servings 4
    Prep Time 5 minutes
    Cook Time 42 minutes
    Total Time 47 minutes
    Brussel Sprouts are roasted to perfection and topped with a sweet/savoury cranberry onion glaze. This recipe makes a wonderful addition to your holiday dinner table!

    Ingredients
     
     

    • 6 cups brussel sprouts halved
    • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
    • 1 tsp cinnamon
    • ½ tsp salt
    • ¼ tsp pepper
    • 3 strips bacon
    • 1 small yellow onion chopped
    • ½ cup apple cider vinegar
    • cup dried cranberries
    • ¼ cup sugar

    Instructions

    • Preheat oven to 400°F. Stir together brussel sprouts, olive oil, cinnamon, salt and pepper in a large bowl. Spread on a baking sheet. Bake for 20 minutes, tossing the Brussel sprouts at the 10 minute mark.
    • Cook bacon in a frying pan over medium heat. Let bacon cool and then crumble.
    • In the same frying pan, cook the onions in the bacon grease for 3 to 4 minutes. Add in apple cider vinegar, cranberries and sugar and stir to combine. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium and stir for an additional 4 to 5 minutes. Remove from heat.
    • Place roasted Brussel sprouts into a serving dish. Stir in cranberry onion mixture. Sprinkle on bacon and serve hot.

    Nutrition

    Serving: 1g | Calories: 288kcal | Carbohydrates: 43g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 9mg | Sodium: 488mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 27g

    The information shown is an estimate provided by an online nutrition calculator. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist’s advice.

    Course Side Dishes
    Cuisine American
    Keyword Roasted Brussel Sprouts with Cranberries & Bacon

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    29 Comments

    1. I just love this combination for a delicious side dish for any holiday table! Hope you have a fantastic weekend and thanks so much for sharing with us at Full Plate Thursday!
      Miz Helen

    2. These are amazing. I love to make this for Christmas dinner. Thank you for sharing at Dishing it and Digging it link party.

    3. This is a great way to serve brussel sprouts!

    4. Darlene Demell says:

      This dish look and sounds so good. I love brussel sprouts so I might have to try this recipe. Thanks for sharing

    5. Debbie White Beattie says:

      I’m not usually a fan of brussel sprouts but this recipe makes them look really good

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