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Brussels sprouts roasted on a sheet pan

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!
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 111kcal
Author Amee


  • Oven


  • 2 tablespoon rendered bacon fat
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 ½ lbs Brussels sprouts
  • Balsamic vinegar glaze thicker than regular balsamic vinegar
  • sea salt and fresh ground pepper
  • olive oil cooking spray


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


Calories: 111kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 4mg | Sodium: 35mg | Potassium: 441mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 855IU | Vitamin C: 96mg | Calcium: 48mg | Iron: 2mg