Brussels Sprouts With Bacon and Apple

"What a perfect flavor combination - savory and sweet! I made this for Thanksgiving last year and it was amazing! Recipe from Everyday Food magazine."
 
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Ready In:
30mins
Ingredients:
6
Serves:
4-6
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ingredients

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directions

  • Preheat oven to 450 degrees.
  • Arrange bacon in single layer on large rimmed baking sheet. Cook until browned.
  • Add brussels sprouts in a single layer, season with salt and pepper and toss with bacon.
  • Roast until they begin to turn brown.
  • Toss in apple pieces and roast until brussels sprouts are browned and softened and apple has softened.
  • Remove from oven, toss with red wine vinegar and serve immediately.

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Reviews

  1. Poconel
    My favorite BS recipe, hands down! Every time I make it, I buy more sprouts, because my husband never leaves any leftovers. I double the recipe and he still doesn't leave any leftovers. The most time is spent preparing the sprouts, but then it goes together very quickly. When we have this, it's all we eat for dinner. Yumm! Have it in the oven right now.
     
  2. Greeny4444
    This was an excellent side dish to our Thanksgiving, and it was so easy to make. I doubled it, using 2 lbs. of Brussels sprouts (I wasn't sure how much 4 pints of sprouts was, but 2 lbs. was perfect for a doubled recipe). I prepped the sprouts while the bacon was roasting, and prepped the apples (I used 2 honeycrisp apples) while the sprouts were roasting. Leftovers also reheat well. I found that the doubled recipe easily served about 8 or 9 people as a side dish. Thanks for posting this great recipe.
     
  3. eBeth
    My family loved this recipe and they do not like brussels sprouts. I was not sure about the red wine vinegar but went ahead with it and was not disappointed. I stirred the sprouts in with the bacon instead of layering and I omitted the salt and pepper.
     
  4. kathleen.korfhage
    My family loved this recipe. My DH was not thrilled about trying this but he sure did change his mind. We all loved it. Thank you very much.
     
  5. mickeydownunder
    I thought this was "different", JUST like me! AND is a HEALTHY recipe! LOVE combination, did make for a good taste, TRUE! Used rindless bacon pieces, didn't pre cook, just added to the final outcome of the dish too! So thank you for me to YOU! For a "healthy", nutritious side dish that didn't overpower and was not overwhelming to make too! THANKS!
     
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  1. eBeth
    My family loved this recipe and they do not like brussels sprouts. I was not sure about the red wine vinegar but went ahead with it and was not disappointed. I stirred the sprouts in with the bacon instead of layering and I omitted the salt and pepper.
     

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