Bacon Pan Roasted Brussel Sprouts

This recipe was submitted by Sherri W, into March’s Food Challenge where the theme is GREEN!


  • 1 1/2 lbs of brussel sprouts
  • 1/4 lb father’s tomato blt bacon (bacon of choice)
  • 1 tbsp evoo
  • 1 tsp thyme
  • 3-4 thinly sliced or minced garlic cloves
  • salt and pepper to taste


  1. wash and trim brussel sprouts. cut tips off and slice in half
  2. cut bacon into 1/2 inch strips
  3. in a large heated frying pan add the evoo and bacon pieces. fry bacon until crispy. remove the bacon and set aside.
  4. toast garlic about 1 minute until golden brown. remove and set aside
  5. add brussel sprouts, thyme and salt (if needed) and pepper to pan. don’t crowd in pan. pan roast brussel sprouts about 5 to 6 on each side until golden brown
  6. add bacon and roasted garlic to the brussel sprouts

This is an excellent side dish for St. Patrick’s Day. Serve with corned beef and oven roasted potatoes. Enjoy!!

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