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Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Bacon

These tiny cabbages are turn into something magical with the addition of crisp, salty bacon and they’re an easy side dish for any meal.

  • Author: The Real Food Dietitians
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 30 mins
  • Total Time: 40 mins
  • Yield: 4 1x
  • Category: Side Dish, Whole30


  • 1 lb. Brussels sprouts, trimmed and halved
  • 1 Tbsp avocado oil
  • 1/4 small red onion, thinly sliced
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 4 slices uncooked sugar-free bacon (such as Pederson’s Natural Farms), thinly sliced
  • Sea salt & black pepper to taste


  1. Preheat oven to 400℉.
  2. Place trimmed Brussels sprouts on a parchment-lined baking sheet.
  3. Add sliced red onions and garlic. Drizzle with avocado oil and toss to coat. Sprinkle uncooked bacon and salt and pepper over all.
  4. Place in oven and roast for 20-30 minutes, stirring halfway through, until Brussels are tender and bacon is cooked through.
  5. Remove from oven and serve.


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  • Serving Size: 1/4 recipe
  • Calories: 187
  • Sugar: 0g
  • Sodium: 337mg
  • Fat: 15g
  • Carbohydrates: 10g
  • Fiber: 4g
  • Protein: 6g

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