Bacon-Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Elle’s mom sent this recipe after finding it in an old recipe book for cast iron pan cooking.  It is a great side and another variation on Brussels & Bacon!
Ingredients:
2 slices bacon, thinly sliced crosswise       
1/8 tsp crushed red pepper flakes     
2 pounds Brussels sprouts, trimmed and halved lengthwise
1/2 cup thin wedges red onion
2 tsp fresh thyme leaves
1/2 tsp salt
2013-09-02 19.00.01 (2)
In a 12-inch cast iron or other heavy oven-going skillet, cook bacon over med. heat until  browned and crisp. Remove bacon with a slotted spoon to paper towels. Add crushed red pepper to drippings in skillet; cook and stir for 1 minute or until fragrant.
Add Brussels sprouts, onion, thyme, and salt to skillet. Stir to coat.
2013-09-02 19.05.35 (2)Transfer to a 400 oven and roast, uncovered, for 20-25 minutes, stirring once, until just tender and browned. sprinkle with reserved bacon.
2013-09-02 19.26.34 (2)

One thought on “Bacon-Roasted Brussels Sprouts

  1. Pingback: Hamburgers and Bacon-Roasted Brussels Sprouts | Ellen Jay's Paleo-ish Lifestyle

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s