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Brussels Sprouts with Bacon and Blue Cheese

Brussels Sprouts with Bacon and Blue Cheese

  • Author: Caitlin
  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Cook Time: 30 mins
  • Total Time: 35 mins
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x
  • Category: Side Dish
  • Method: Roasted
  • Cuisine: American
  • Diet: Low Calorie

Description

Roasted brussels sprouts tossed with crunchy bacon pieces, sweet dried cranberries and creamy blue cheese crumbles for a decadent side dish your family will be fighting over! Only 189 calories!


Ingredients

Scale
  • 1 1/2 lbs brussels sprouts, with ends trimmed off and sliced in half lengthwise
  • 4 Tbsp of balsamic vinegar
  • 3 Tbsp olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp garlic powder
  • 4 slices of cooked, crumbled bacon
  • 1/4 C crumbled blue cheese
  • 1/4 C dried cranberries
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Line a baking sheet with foil and spread out 1 1/2 lbs of trimmed, sliced, brussels sprouts.
  3. Drizzle 4 Tbsp balsamic vinegar, 3 Tbsp olive oil and 2 Tbsp garlic powder over brussels and season with salt and pepper. Toss to coat.
  4. Bake for 20-30 minutes, until browned and tender.
  5. Meanwhile, cook 4 slices of bacon and chop into small pieces.
  6. Once they're done, allow brussels sprouts to cool slightly, then add to a serving bowl and mix in bacon, 1/4 C blue cheese and 1/4 C cranberries.
  7. Serve immediately and enjoy! 🙂

Notes

Leftovers can simply be reheated in the microwave for about 30 seconds to 1 minute and should be consumed within 3 days.

Keywords: Brussels sprouts, bacon, blue cheese, roasted vegetable, side dish, Thanksgiving, Easter, Christmas, low calorie, healthy

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