Roasted Cauliflower & Brussels Sprouts with Bacon Recipe
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Roasted Cauliflower & Brussels Sprouts with Bacon Recipe

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This deeply delicious recipe is a surefire way to get my husband to enjoy Brussels sprouts. Between the roasted flavor of the veggies and smoky, crisp bacon, it will convert even the pickiest eater. —Lisa Speer, Palm Beach, Florida
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Bake: 20 min.
MAKES:10 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Bake: 20 min.
MAKES: 10 servings


  • 2 pounds fresh Brussels sprouts, thinly sliced
  • 1 pound fresh cauliflowerets (about 7 cups), thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 pound Jones Dairy Farm Dry-Aged Bacon strips, cooked and crumbled
  • 1/3 to 1/2 cup balsamic vinaigrette


  1. Preheat oven to 375°. In a very large bowl, toss Brussels sprouts and cauliflower with oil, pepper and salt. Transfer to two greased 15x10x1-in. baking pans.
  2. Roast 20-25 minutes or until vegetables are tender. Transfer to a serving bowl. Just before serving, add bacon and drizzle with vinaigrette; toss to coat. Yield: 10 servings.
Originally published as Roasted Cauliflower & Brussels Sprouts with Bacon in Simple & Delicious October/November 2013, p48

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[email protected] User ID: 1665956 265859
Reviewed May. 11, 2017

"Made this with the Brussel Sprouts, Cauliflower and also sliced carrots. We don't care for vinegar, or vinegarette, so I used Italian salad dressing instead. Pretty good! Will make again!"

rebertsch User ID: 1409700 260659
Reviewed Feb. 1, 2017

"My family loved this! Will make again for sure. I did omit the balsamic vinaigrette, as no one really cares for it, but added a tablespoon of the bacon grease with the bacon bits. You can never have to much bacon flavor!!"

Mrs Nancy User ID: 8974985 259189
Reviewed Jan. 4, 2017

"I enjoyed this side on Thanksgiving!!!! OMG. My daughter in law get's the credit for this one. It was fabulous!"

seasons4 User ID: 978190 245734
Reviewed Mar. 20, 2016

"I don't usually like to read reviews when someone has totally changed a recipe, but I didn't have any Brussels sprouts today. So, I used a head of cauliflower alone with the remaining ingredients amounts halved. Turned out great! I tasted the cauliflower straight out of the oven, and I actually liked it better without the balsamic vinaigrette. Grated Parmesan cheese was a nice addition right before serving. The grandkids even liked it!"

coffeemama_11 User ID: 4199086 241950
Reviewed Jan. 17, 2016

"this is a 5 star dish!! so delicious, everyone loved it and wanted the recipe, I followed this recipe exactly and it turned out sooooo good, i did drain the bacon on papertowel but it was still somewhat greasy and i was worried it would be too greasy when cooked but no way the bacon fat adds such a great taste.. very easy to make and really does not take long at all, great dish for beginner cooks to impress"

mikerobinson User ID: 8181484 240286
Reviewed Dec. 26, 2015

"5 star: this was an excellent dish, however I made a modification which I believe greatly enhanced this dish. I very thinly sliced 4 parsnips and added to the vegetables, leaving the rest of the recipe as is. Enjoyed many compliments on the dish!"

hchambers User ID: 7140928 237038
Reviewed Nov. 9, 2015

"Loved this! Brussels Sprouts and Cauliflower are difficult to sell in my house but this was a hit. After roasting, I add them to the pan with the bacon and some of the reserved bacon fat and tossed it around a bit to really incorporate the bacon flavor into the dish. I will definitely make this again."

Loiscooks User ID: 3656565 227566
Reviewed Jun. 7, 2015

"This was good. I cut my vegetables larger than I think this recipe calls for. Next time I will at least double the baking time. I used Bragg's Vinaigrette instead of balsamic and I left off the bacon. I will make them again."

ghaus User ID: 7920052 223532
Reviewed Mar. 25, 2015

"My family Loved this and I even went back for more and I have never been a Brussels sprout fan. It was equally as good the next day."

mrs.mark User ID: 5436322 223416
Reviewed Mar. 23, 2015

"Yummy! I would cut back on the balsamic vinegar a bit."

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