Roasted Brussels Sprouts With Bacon and Lemon

Total Time
Prep 0 mins
Cook 30 mins

Bon Appetit December 2005. Try this with another vegetable: asparagus, broccoli, etc.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Cut the brussels sprouts down to the root end, but do not cut completely in half.
  3. Cut the lemon in half lengthwise then thinly slice crosswise.
  4. Heat salted water to boiling and cook the brussel sprouts until they are crisp-tender, approximately 5 minutes. Drain.
  5. Arrange the brussels sprouts singly on a rimmed baking sheet. Sprinkle and lemon slices and bacon, salt and pepper; stirring to combine.
  6. Roast the brussels sprouts until tender and beginning to turn brown. Stir the brussel sprouts every 10 minutes; about 30 mintutes total roasting time.
  7. Transfer to serving platter and serve hot.


Most Helpful

These were the best brussels sprouts I have ever had, with a very minor tweak! I took the bacon and rendered a little bit of fat from it in a saute pan first, then added the bacon, plus the fat, to the brussels sprouts and lemon slices. I also added a dash of sage which goes so well with brussels sprouts. This will be my go-to recipe from here on out. Delicious!!

jenbrecker November 25, 2012

Excellent way to prepare brussels sprouts ... great holiday side dish!

Cook4_6 November 22, 2012

Excellent! This is very similar to a Food Network recipe I was going to post, but I like yours better. The second time I made this, I added 1/2 large onion, chopped. I also use the thick cut bacon. Even sprout haters will love this! LOL Thanks for posting, Cookgirl.

Scoutie November 14, 2009

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