Another Christmas Side – Brussel Sprouts


I dug out this recipe for a quick post in case, like me, you’re wondering what else to serve tomorrow.  Don’t turn your nose up to these brussel sprouts because they aren’t your Momma’s boiled, smelly sprouts! 🙂  I make these with diced red onion or crumbled crisp bacon or both!! Merry Christmas!

Another Christmas Side - Brussel Spouts

Another Christmas Side - Brussel Spouts

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes

You can make these with crisp bacon or red onion or both!


  • Brussel Sprouts - fresh from the produce department - about 1 to 2 dozen
  • Red Onion - 1/2 medium onion
  • 3 pieces of Bacon
  • Olive Oil
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • A dash of Garlic Powder


  1. Preheat oven on 375 degrees
  2. Clean the brussel sprouts - cut off core, peel any loose or damaged leaves, wash and let dry
  3. Cut the sprouts in half
  4. Chop the onion
  5. Cook bacon and set aside
  6. In a baking dish cover the bottom with the olive oil - 2 or 3 turns of the dish
  7. Add brussel sprouts and onion, a pinch of salt, pepper and garlic powder to the baking dish and bake until carmelized and becoming soft. (Approximately 20-25 minutes).
  8. Remove brussel sprouts from the oven, crumble the bacon over the top for the last few minutes of baking.
  9. Enjoy!


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