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Winter treat: Roasted brussel sprouts with bacon

This vegetable oven dish with brussel sprouts and nuts is quick and easy. It is a perfect winter dish and ideal for dinner or lunch.
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine International
Servings 4 persons
Calories 420 kcal


  • 500 g brussel sprouts
  • 350 g asparagus
  • 2 tbsp maple syrup or honey
  • 6 stripes of bacon
  • 100 g dried cranberries or
  • 150 g fresh cranberries
  • A handful of candied or fresh pecan nuts


  • Preheat the oven to 200 °C / 400 ° F
  • Slice brussel sprouts into half.
  • Place them loosely on a large baking sheet.
  • Slice asparagus in slices or pieces and place onto the baking sheet among the brussel sprouts.
  • Fry the bacon slices in a frying pan and keep bacon grease. Add 2 tbsp pure maple syrup or honey and mix.
  • Cut bacon into little bits and sprinkle the bacon onto brussel sprouts & asparagus.
  • Coat everything with the bacon grease - maple honey mixture.
  • FInally sprinkle the cranberries and pecans onto the sheet pan.
  • Place sheet pan in oven and cook for 12-13 minutes.
  • Serve and enjoy!


Baking time is calculated for the brussel sprouts to be still crunchy. If you like the burssel sprouts really soft, bake for 20 minutes.