Bacon Wrapped Brussels Sprouts

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Bacon Wrapped Brussels Sprouts are the perfect side dish for any meal!

Wrapped in bacon and roasted to perfection, these Brussels sprouts are a delicious and healthy addition to your dinner table.

Bacon Brussels Sprouts are a healthy and delicious way to enjoy your favorite vegetable.

With their crispy exterior and tender interior, these bacon-wrapped sprouts are sure to please even the pickiest of eaters.

So whether you’re looking for a unique and tasty side dish for your next family gathering or simply looking for a new way to enjoy Brussels sprouts, Bacon wrapped Brussels Sprouts are the perfect recipe for you!

Side view of Bacon Brussels Sprouts appetizers in a bowl.

Ingredients for Bacon Wrapped Brussels Sprouts

  • Bacon: You’ll need 24 strips of bacon for this recipe. Cut the bacon into halves and set aside.
  • Brussels Sprouts: You’ll need 1 pound of small to medium Brussels sprouts for this recipe. Trim the ends off of the sprouts and remove any yellow leaves.
  • Olive oil: I like to use extra virgin olive oil for this recipe, but you can use any type of olive oil that you have on hand.
  • Maple syrup: This gives the Bacon Brussels Sprouts a touch of sweetness. You can use any type of syrup that you have on hand, brown sugar or you can omit it altogether if you prefer.
  • Salt and Pepper: I like to use kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper for this recipe.

Directions to Make the Best Wrapped Bacon Brussels Sprouts

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. Cut the bacon in half and set aside.
  3. Trim the ends off of the Brussels sprouts and remove any yellow leaves.
  4. In a bowl mix the olive oil, maple syrup, salt and pepper together.
  5. Add the Brussels sprouts to the bowl and toss to coat.
  6. Wrap each bacon half around a Brussels sprout.
  7. Place the Bacon Brussels Sprouts on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
  8. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until the bacon is crisp.
  9. Remove from oven and enjoy!

Air Fryer Directions

  1. If you’re using an air fryer, preheat it to 400 degrees F.
  2. Place the Wrapped Bacon Brussels Sprouts in the air fryer in a single layer.
  3. Cook for 15-18 minutes or until the bacon is crisp.
  4. Remove from air fryer and enjoy!

Note: Leftovers can be stored in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 3 days. Reheat in a 350°F oven for 10-12 minutes or until heated through.

Closeup view of a bowl of Bacon wrapped Brussels Sprouts appetizers.

Simple Bacon Brussels Sprouts

A very easy 4-ingredient recipe for bacon Brussels sprouts that makes a delicious and healthy side dish.

It also makes for a perfect appetizer!

So simple you can make it in the oven, or during hot summer days, on the air fryer

Also, play around with different bacon flavors such as maple, applewood smoked, or hickory smoked.

Bacon-Wrapped Brussels Sprouts Tips and Tricks

  1. If you’re having trouble getting the bacon to stick to the Brussels sprouts, you can use a toothpick to help hold it in place.
  2. If your Bacon wrapped Sprouts are browning too quickly, you can cover them with foil and continue baking until they’re done.
  3. If you wrap the bacon loosely around the Brussels sprouts, you’ll get more of a bacon flavor. If you wrap it tightly, you’ll get more of a crunch from the bacon.
Top image a closeup view of a bowl of Wrapped Bacon Brussels Sprouts appetizers. Bottom image is a Baked tray of bacon wrapped Brussels sprouts.

How to Store Instructions

How to Store: To store in the refrigerator, allow the Wrapped Bacon Brussels Sprouts to cool completely. Then place them in an airtight container and refrigerate for up to 3 days.

How to Freeze: To store in the freezer, allow the sprouts to cool completely and then place them in a freezer-safe bag or container. When you’re ready to eat, thaw overnight in the refrigerator and then reheat in the oven.

How to Reheat: When you’re ready to eat, reheat in a 350 degree F oven for 10 minutes or until heated through.

I am a big fan of Brussels sprouts, and these Wrapped Bacon Brussels Sprouts are no exception!

The bacon adds a delicious smoky flavor, and the maple syrup gives them a touch of sweetness.

These Bacon Brussels Sprouts are the perfect party or holiday appetizer!

They’re easy to make, and they’re always a hit with family and friends.

So what are you waiting for?

Give this recipe a try today!

Don’t forget to share this recipe with your friends on social media!

Yield: 12 Servings

Wrapped Bacon Brussels Sprouts Recipe

Side view of Wrapped Bacon Brussels Sprouts appetizers in a bowl.

Wrapped Bacon Brussels Sprouts are the perfect side dish for any meal! Wrapped in bacon and roasted to perfection, these Brussels sprouts are a delicious and healthy addition to your dinner table.

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 lb. bacon
  • 1 lb. Brussels sprouts
  • 1 tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 tbsp maple syrup
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

    Oven Instructions:

    1. Preheat oven to 400°F and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
    2. Cut the bacon in half and set aside.
    3. Trim the ends off of the Brussels sprouts and remove any yellow leaves.
    4. In a small bowl, mix together the olive oil, maple syrup, salt and pepper.
    5. Toss the sprouts with the maple syrup mixture.
    6. Wrapped each Brussels sprout with a half piece of bacon and secure with a toothpick.
    7. Place the wrapped sprouts on the prepared baking sheet and roast for 20-25 minutes, or until the bacon is crispy.
    8. Remove from oven and let cool for 5 minutes before serving.
    9. Enjoy!

    Air Fryer Instructions:

    1. Preheat air fryer to 400°F.
    2. Place the Wrapped Bacon Brussels Sprouts in the air fryer in a single layer.
    3. Cook for 15-18 minutes or until the bacon is crisp.
    4. Remove from air fryer.
    5. Enjoy!

    Notes

    Leftovers can be stored in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 3 days. Reheat in a 350°F oven for 10-12 minutes or until heated through.

    Nutrition Information

    Yield

    12

    Serving Size

    1

    Amount Per Serving Calories 205Total Fat 15gSaturated Fat 5gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 9gCholesterol 37mgSodium 669mgCarbohydrates 4gFiber 1gSugar 2gProtein 14g

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