difficulty Moderate
  • oven
  • bowl
  • baking sheet
1 lb   1 lb brussels sprouts (washed, trimmed and halved)  
  1. preheat oven to 375°
  2. in a large bowl, combine sprouts, apple and bacon and stir until evenly distributed.
  3. in a small bowl, whisk together olive oil, maple syrup and balsamic vinegar.
  4. pour olive oil mixture over sprout mixture and toss to coat.
  5. pour out the sprout mixture in one layer onto a greased cookie sheet. season liberally with salt and pepper.
  6. roast in oven for 10-15 minutes, turning once halfway through cooking, or until sprouts are tender and brown.
  1 whole (large) 1 whole large tart apple (cored and diced)  
  4 slice 4 slice thick-cut nitrate free bacon (cooked and crumbled)  
  1/4 cup 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil  
  1-2 tbsp 1-2 tbsp pure organic maple syrup  
  1 tbsp 1 tbsp balsamic vinegar or substitute apple cider vinegar  
    salt and pepper (to taste)