Balsamic Brussels Sprouts with Bacon and Pecans is one of my favorite easy brussels sprouts recipes! These Roasted Brussels Sprouts are packed with flavor and crunch. They are utterly delicious and fool proof. Everyone (even the kids) loves this Roasted Balsamic Brussels Sprouts Recipe!
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Balsamic Brussels Sprouts Recipe
Balsamic Brussels Sprouts have made me LOVE Brussels Sprouts for the first time! These roasted brussels sprouts with bacon and balsamic are so easy and so flavorful.
These Balsamic Brussels Sprouts with Bacon and Pecans are the ultimate holiday side dish. I’ve got Thanksgiving on the brain 24/7 right now. By the time it gets here, I’m going to want nothing to do with it! Plus I’ll have already tested and eaten enough recipes for probably 10 holiday feasts.
There is A LOT of food being cooked around here these days, all in preparation for (an easy) Thanksgiving, and I’m not upset about it…but it’s definitely making losing this baby weight a struggle!
Here’s what we have on the list for this year’s Thanksgiving recipes:
- These Roasted Brussels Sprouts
- Make Ahead Mashed Potatoes
- Make Ahead Turkey Gravy
- Homemade Pumpkin Pie
- Instant Pot Turkey Breast
- Dinner Rolls
and more! We are cooking up a STORM!
With all that cooking, this Balsamic Brussels Sprouts Recipe remains a favorite. I thought I’d cook some veggies. Something healthy. BRUSSELS SPROUTS! Don’t start with me about adding bacon and balsamic and all that jazz. I made vegetables. And they’re delicious. A little bacon just adds a little flair. And makes the kids want to dig in too!
Roasted Brussels Sprouts with balsamic vinegar couldn’t be easier, and once you try this recipe, you’ll understand why it’s a favorite.
Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Balsamic Vinegar
These roasted brussels sprouts are just begging to be on your Thanksgiving menu. If you already love brussels sprouts, these Crispy Bacon Pecan Balsamic Brussels Sprouts (actually MAPLE Balsamic) are going to be your dream come true. If you’re not sure if you’re a fan, these are the perfect gateway brussels.
My Mom has hated Brussels Sprouts since she was a child. A case of having tasted rubbery and tasteless greens one too many times. Recipes like this and our Stovetop Brussels Sprouts with Pear and Blue Cheese have completely changed her mind!
Next thing you know you’ll be eating them fried, raw, broiled, you name it! But these Balsamic Brussels Sprouts have so much flavor you don’t even realize what you’re eating. Kids can like their greens when you make them like this!
What are the health benefits to eating roasted brussels sprouts?
Brussels sprouts are rich in many vitamins and nutrients. They are an excellent source of vitamin C and vitamin K. They also have lots of nutrients like folate, manganese, vitamin B6, dietary fiber, vitamin B1, potassium, and omega-3 fatty acids. Super food, indeed!
What do brussels sprouts taste like?
When properly cooked, brussels sprouts are rich and buttery. When incorrectly handled they can taste bitter or limp. We are here to change your negative perception of roasted brussels sprouts!
How do you make Roasted Brussels Sprouts crispy?
The key is to cut off the ends, drizzle with olive oil, and let the oven do its thing. You want them crispy on the outside and tender on the inside. Roasting is the BEST way to get super crispy veggies.
Will this recipe be on your holiday menu?
Please tell me you have room in your holiday menu for these beauties. A little bit salty, a little bit sweet, a whole lotta delish. With all these recipes we are testing these days, this is a shining favorite. I just love the texture, the flavor combo, and that I’m choosing to believe they’re healthy for me. Healthier than Garlic Butter Mashed Potatoes at least…right? I’ll be eating plenty of those too, don’t you worry.
If you really love the brussels sprouts and bacon combination, be sure to try our Maple Bacon Brussels Sprouts too! I think you’ll really love both recipes for different occasions.
See the recipe card below for full details on How to Make Roasted Balsamic Brussels Sprouts. Enjoy!
Other Vegetable Side Dishes we Love:
- Honey Balsamic Carrots
- Easy Roasted Vegetables
- Lemon Butter Asparagus
- Melting Roasted Potatoes
- Make Ahead Mashed Potatoes
- Charred Broccoli Salad
- Shaved Brussels Sprout Salad