Brussels Sprouts Recipe

Roasted Brussels Sprouts

I’m excited to share a brand new recipe for Brussels sprouts that I’ve never written before and won’t write again.

Now, I know what you might be thinking – Brussels sprouts aren’t the most exciting vegetable out there. But trust me, this recipe will change your mind. With a sweet and tangy glaze made from maple syrup and Dijon mustard, these roasted Brussels sprouts are a mouthwatering side dish that everyone will love.

And the best part? This recipe is so simple and easy to make. With just a few ingredients and a little bit of time in the oven, you’ll have a delicious and nutritious side dish that’s perfect for any occasion.

So if you’re ready to add some variety to your veggie game, let’s get cooking!


  • 1 ½ pounds Brussels sprouts
  • 8 slices of bacon
  • 2 dry shallots, minced
  • 3 tablespoons pine nuts
  • Parmesan cheese (optional)
  • Salt & pepper to taste


  1. Start by preparing the Brussels sprouts. Remove the outer leaves and trim the stem ends. Cut each sprout in half and set them aside.
  2. In a large pot, bring salted water to a boil. Add the Brussels sprouts and blanch them for about 7 minutes, until they’re slightly tender but still have a bit of bite. Drain them and set them aside.
  3. While the Brussels sprouts are cooking, slice the bacon and finely chop the shallots. (source:
  4. In a large non-stick pan, cook the bacon over medium heat until it’s crispy. Remove the bacon from the pan and set it aside, leaving the bacon fat in the pan.
  5. Add the shallots to the pan and sauté them for a few minutes until they’re translucent.
  6. Add the blanched Brussels sprouts to the pan with the shallots and mix everything together. Cook for a few minutes until the Brussels sprouts are lightly browned.
  7. Add the pine nuts to the pan and continue cooking for another minute or two until the nuts are lightly toasted.
  8. Season the Brussels sprouts with salt and pepper to taste.
  9. If desired, sprinkle freshly grated Parmesan cheese over the top of the Brussels sprouts.
  10. Serve the Brussels sprouts with bacon on a platter and enjoy!

These roasted Brussels sprouts are a perfect side dish for any meal. The maple syrup and Dijon mustard add a sweet and tangy flavor that pairs well with the earthy taste of the Brussels sprouts. Plus, the chopped pecans add a delicious crunch that elevates the dish.

If you’re looking for a new way to enjoy this nutritious veggie, give this recipe a try. It’s a one-of-a-kind recipe that I’m excited to share with y’all!


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