Roasted Brussel Sprouts With Your Choice of Ham, Proscuitto, Or Bacon

Roasted Brussel Sprouts With Your Choice Of Ham, Proscuitto, Or Bacon Recipe

No Photo

Have you made this?

 Share your own photo!

Shelia Tucker

By
@cookbooking

This is a family Favorite, always requested , I usually fix these at Thanksgiving , But also good anytime, Great with Beans and Cornbread . I've fixed these for years and just had the recipe written on a piece of paper, not sure where it came from .

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
8-10
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
30 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

Add to Grocery List

  • 3 lb
    fresh brussel sprouts or frozen and thawed ( ends trimmed)
  • 1/4 c
    plus 1/2 cup shredded chedder cheese ( divided )
  • 1 c
    chopped ham, or proscuitto cooked crispy or if using bacon 6 or 7 slices cooked crispy ( saving 2 or 3 tabsp. of bacon grease )
  • 2 Tbsp
    lemon juice ( fresh is better if you have it )
  • 2 or 3 Tbsp
    olive oil ( or if you have bacon grease if using bacon , omit the olive oil and use the bacon grease )
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt or to taste
  • 1/4 tsp
    pepper or to taste
  • 3 clove
    garlic ( minced )
  • 3 qt
    baking dish
  • ·
    cooking spray
  • 6 Tbsp
    bread crumbs of your choice i use the italian bread crumbs

How to Make Roasted Brussel Sprouts With Your Choice of Ham, Proscuitto, Or Bacon

Step-by-Step

  1. pre heat oven to 400 - spray baking dish with cooking spray and set aside - trim ends from Brussel sprouts, In a large sauce pot, filled half full of water, bring water to a boil and put trimmed brussel sprouts in and cook 2 or 3 minutes only , Drain well and cool, If using Bacon cook till Crispy and save 2 or 3 Tabsp. of the bacon grease, take bacon out andplace on paper towels to Drain off Grease, Or if using Proscuito also cook in a little oil till crisp , Ham should be already pre cooked and chopped, When Brussel Sprouts are Drained and cooled enough, slice each in Half and add the Olive oil OR the bacon Grease , Lemon Juice ,1/4 cup of cheese, garlic, salt and pepper, your meat of choice , Tossing everything togeather to coat the Brussel Sprouts.
  2. Place dish in oven, stirring twice while baking. Bake for 30 minutes OR untill the brussel Sprouts are tender and a light Brown on the Edges - In a small Bowl mix the Bread Crumbs with the remaining 1/2 cup of cheese. When the Brussel Sprouts are tender, take out of oven and sprinkle the Bread Crumbs and Cheese Mixture across the top and place back in oven till the cheese melts . Take out and enjoy !!

Printable Recipe Card

About Roasted Brussel Sprouts With Your Choice of Ham, Proscuitto, Or Bacon

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Southern
Other Tag: For Kids




Show 6 Comments & Reviews

19 Summer Side Dishes Recipe

19 Summer Side Dishes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

It’s finally summertime - which means it’s time for some of our favorites! Pasta salad, potato salad, fruit salad, chicken salad, coleslaw, macaroni salad, baked beans and more, it might...

Fire Up The Grill For Dad This Weekend Recipe

Fire Up the Grill for Dad This Weekend

Kitchen Crew

Father's Day is this weekend. While dads are celebrated year around, it's the one day to show dad how much you care. From an appetizer to dessert, why not use...

Why You Should Be Eating Brussels Sprouts Recipe

Why You Should Be Eating Brussels Sprouts

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

For some unfortunate reason, Brussels sprouts get a bad rap. Their nutty, savory and smoky flavor seriously deserves some love - not to mention all the health benefits they provide....