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Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Crispy Onions and Bacon

This Roasted Brussels Sprouts With Crispy Onions and Bacon is the perfect side dish this holiday season. The combination of the caramelized onions and savory bacon tossed together with the Brussels sprouts makes it irresistibly good.
Prep Time15 minutes
Cook Time25 minutes
Total Time40 minutes
Course: Holiday Recipes, Side Dish, Thanksgiving Sides
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Brussels Sprouts with Crispy Onions, Oven Roasted Brussels Sprouts, Roasted Brussels Sprouts in Oven, Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Bacon
Servings: 6 people
Author: Silvia Dunnirvine


  • 2 lb brussels sprouts
  • 4 oz thick cut bacon sub for pancetta or pork belly
  • 1 medium onion
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp GF flour sub for reg flour
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • Slice brussels sprouts in half then transfer to a bowl. Add 2 tbsp olive oil, salt and pepper and toss to coat evenly. Transfer to a baking sheet and roast at 425F degrees for 25 minutes, turning them half way through.
  • Meanwhile slice onion thinly. Transfer to a bowl. Drizzle onion slices with remaining 1 tbsp olive oil, then toss in paprika, garlic powder, flour, salt and pepper until evenly coated.
    Roasted Brussels
  • Pan fry the onions in a very hot unoiled cast iron skillet, stirring often, until golden brown and crispy (about 10-12 minutes).
    Roasted Brussels
  • On a second skillet cut thick bacon into cubes and pan fry until crispy (about 10-12 minutes).
    Roasted Brussels
  • Once the brussels sprouts are done, everything comes together. Place sprouts in a serving dish, top with crispy onions and bacon. Serve.


Avoid adding oil to the cast iron skillet for crispy onions. Too much oil will result in soggy onions.  


Calories: 224kcal | Carbohydrates: 18g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 8g | Trans Fat: 0.02g | Cholesterol: 12mg | Sodium: 164mg | Potassium: 662mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 1173IU | Vitamin C: 131mg | Calcium: 69mg | Iron: 2mg