By: Christina Anania
Christina Anania is a food and lifestyle blogger. Enjoy some of her other culinary creations by following her (@eatsbytee) on Instagram. Here, she shares her Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Bacon recipe.
Chances are you haven’t finalized your Thanksgiving dinner menu just yet. To make your life a little easier, I wanted to share a super easy take on a classic side dish that should take about 25 minutes to make.
Growing up, brussels sprouts were at the bottom of my “favorite vegetables” list. As I grew older and started experimenting more in the kitchen with different recipes, I found that they really weren’t all that bad – especially if you dress them up in something delicious (i.e. flavorful ingredients).
These Roasted Brussels Sprouts pair perfectly with bacon and crunchy pecans. My favorite part about this brussels sprouts dish is that it requires minimal prep work and they still come out of the oven fresh and crispy. They definitely add a balance of flavors to the plate surrounded by mashed potatoes, turkey and homemade gravy.
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Ready to deliciously enter the holiday season? Let these crispy brussels sprouts help you celebrate in savory style.
Yields 4-5 servings