Bacon Fat Roasted Brussels Sprouts recipe

Bacon Fat Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Balsamic Glaze

Bacon fat roasted Brussels sprouts are a delicious and easy side dish. Fresh Brussels sprouts are roasted in bacon fat and glazed with a balsamic reduction. This will be your new favorite Brussels sprouts recipe!
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Calories 671 kcal


  • 2 tbsp rendered bacon fat
  • 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 1/2 lbs Brussels sprouts
  • Balsamic vinegar glaze thicker than regular balsamic vinegar
  • sea salt and fresh ground pepper


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Wash Brussels sprouts and peel off the first outer layer.
  3. Slice the Brussels sprouts in half lengthwise.
  4. Place into a large bowl and toss with bacon fat and olive oil.
  5. Pour onto a greased baking pan and season with sea salt and fresh ground pepper.
  6. Roast for 20-25 minutes, turning once in between.
  7. Remove Brussels sprouts from oven and lightly drizzle balsamic glaze over top.
  8. Toss to coat and pop back into the oven for 3-5 minutes more or until golden brown on both sides.
  9. Serve warm.