Roasted Brussels Sprouts on the Stalk with Bacon and Cranberries


  • 1 large stalk of Brussel Sprouts (if you can’t find them like this, don’t worry, just grab a pound of trimmed Brussel Sprouts and place on a baking sheet)
  • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • generous sprinkle of salt and pepper
  • 1/2 cup of crisped bacon, broken into bite sized pieces
  • 1/4 cup dried cranberries


  1. Set the oven on roast setting to 400 degrees.
  2. Place the stalk on a parchment lined baking sheet and drizzle lightly with the olive oil, rotating the stalk until you’ve used all the oil.
  3. Sprinkle with salt and pepper and using your hands, rub the oil around the brussels sprouts, scooping up any oil that may have fallen on the sheet pan.
  4. Roast for 20 minutes or until crisped and browned.
  5. Meanwhile, reheat the bacon and crisp.
  6. Drain any fat and sprinkle the bacon and cranberries on top of the stalk. Serve immediately.

Keywords: brussels sprouts, bacon, cranberries