Brussels Sprouts with Bacon and Apple

Brussels Sprouts lovers will dig this recipe:  Brussels Sprouts with Bacon and Apple

Yield: 6 Servings

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 40 minutes

Brussels Sprouts with Bacon and Apple


  • 3 slices turkey bacon, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
  • 4 pints brussels sprouts, ends trimmed & halved
  • coarse salt & ground pepper
  • 1 medium red apple, cored and cut into 1/4-inch slices, each slice halved crosswise
  • 2 teaspoons red wine vinegar


  1. Preheat oven to 425°F.
  2. Arrange bacon in a single layer on a large rimmed baking sheet. Bake until browned, 10 minutes. Add brussels sprouts in a single layer; sprinkle with salt and pepper. Roast until they begin to brown, about 15 minutes.
  3. Remove from oven, and toss in apple. Return to oven; roast until brussels sprouts are browned and tender and apple has softened, 10 to 15 minutes.
  4. Toss vegetables with vinegar, and serve immediately.


  • This recipe is gluten-free adaptable. Be sure to use a brand of bacon that is known to be GF.
  • Leave apple peels on for added color and nutrition.
  • Use regular bacon if you wish (will add calories & fat).
  • This recipe as written turns out brussels sprouts that are not super moist and tender (since they are roasted w/ no oil). You may wish to toss them in a little bit of oil or at least spray them with cooking spray before roasting if you'd like a different consistency. Add calories/fat, as needed.
  • Nutritional Information per serving- (Serving size: recipe divided into 8 equal portions)  Calories 49, Fat .46g, Saturated Fat .11g, Sugar 3.73g, Fiber 3.76g, Protein 3.15g, Cholesterol .78mg, Carbohydrates 10.35g
  • WW POINTS per serving:  Smart Points 0, Points Plus 1,  Old Points Program 2
SOURCE: (Adapted from Everyday Food)

One Response to “Brussels Sprouts with Bacon and Apple”

  1. postedApr 21, 2013 9:22 AM
    Cindy Bachko

    I love, love brussel sprouts and never thought to use bacon and or apple. It sounds so good. I will definately be making this for dinner.

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