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roasted brussels sprouts w/bacon & shallot

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Vallèe du Willamette, OR

From Better Nutrition March 2015. Use your favorite regular bacon, turkey or your vegetarian bacon in this recipe.

(1 rating)
yield 6 serving(s)
prep time 15 Min
cook time 25 Min
method Roast

Ingredients For roasted brussels sprouts w/bacon & shallot

  • 2 lb
    small to medium-sized brussels sprouts, trimmed and cut in half
  • 2 lg
    shallots, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 1/4 c
    blood orange olive oil or 2 tablespoon fresh blood orange juice and 2 tablespoons extra virgin oil
  • 1 Tbsp
    ground cumin
  • 3 slice
    turkey bacon or bacon substitute
  • 1 Tbsp
    blood orange zest, finely grated

How To Make roasted brussels sprouts w/bacon & shallot

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  • 2
    Cook the bacon until crispy then set aside to drain on a paper towel. Once cooled, break up the bacon in to small pieces.
  • 3
    In a large prep bowl, combine the Brussels sprouts, shallots, blood orange olive oil (or blood orange juice and olive oil) and cumin. Toss mixture together well to coat.
  • 4
    Arrange the vegetable on a parchment-lined baking sheet in a single layer with the Brussels sprouts facing cut side down.
  • 5
    Roast for about 20-25 minutes or until sprouts are tender and easily pierce with a knife but NOT mushy.
  • 6
    Season with salt and cracked black pepper, to taste. Garnish the vegetables with the bacon bits and the blood orange zest.

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