in partnership with Mary Ellen Phipps, MPH, RDN, LD (Mary Ellen Phipps, MPH, RDN, LD)

Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Apple & Bacon

These roasted Brussels sprouts are the perfect Thanksgiving side dish--or can be enjoyed year-round!

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  • Sides


  • 4 slices thick cut bacon
  • 2 KORU apples, sliced
  • 1.5 lbs brussel sprouts, trimmed, washed, and cut in half
  • ½ tsp black pepper
  • ¼ tsp sea salt
  • 1 tsp garlic powder


  1. Preheat oven to 425º F
  2. Arrange bacon slices on a metal rack over a baking sheet. Bake for 10-15 minutes, until the bacon is cooked through, but not crispy. Remove sheet pan from oven and set aside bacon and metal rack. Leave bacon drippings on the sheet tray.
  3. Add apples and Brussels sprouts to the baking sheet and carefully toss in the bacon grease. Add a drizzle of olive oil if necessary to coat apples and Brussels sprouts completely.
  4. Season with salt and pepper.
  5. Return to the oven and bake for 15 minutes.
  6. In the meantime, chop cooled bacon into small pieces.
  7. Add bacon to apples and Brussels sprouts. Bake for an additional five minutes to crisp the bacon bits.
  8. Transfer to a dish and serve warm.