Roasted Brussel Sprouts with Bacon and Red Onions

I love brussel sprouts, I hate over boiled soggy brussel sprouts! I've never cooked brussel sprouts before cooking this recipe. I didn't want to boil them so searched the net for some inspiration and put this simple recipe together.  This should make about 6 servings to accompany a nice meal. After I made it though, we both ate all of it in one go, it was that good!

Recipe
Ingredients:
500g Brussel Sprouts
250g Streaky Bacon
1 Red Onion
Splash of Olive Oil
Salt and Pepper, to taste

Steps:
1. Pre-heat the oven to 350F/180C. Wash and dry brussel sprouts, trim bottoms and cut them in half.
2. Place the brussel sprouts face down in a baking dish and drizzle with olive oil, a little salt and pepper. Roast for 15-20 minutes.
3. Meanwhile, fry the bacon in a pan on a medium-low heat until crispy. Drain on paper towels and then roughly chop.
4. Turn the heat down a little and fry the onion in the same pan until light brown and caramelized.
5. Place the sprouts in a mixing bowl with the bacon and onions. Mix to combine and then serve.

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3 comments:

  1. mmm looks good. I'm not a fan of brussel sprouts but I'm trying to like them. I have to ask though, what is "streaky bacon"?

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  2. Thanks!

    LOL Streaky bacon is what Americans would call bacon... so it's just strips of bacon with fat streaked through out the cut.

    What Brits call bacon is a different cut from the back and has more meat on it with a little bit of fat.

    :)

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