Had this tonight. It was awesome.

Maple Bacon Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Serves 6-8 as a side dish

Ingredients

* 2 pounds Brussels sprouts, ends trimmed, outer leaves removed (if they look like they need it) and halved

* 2 Tbsps olive oil

* 2 Tbsps pure maple syrup

* 3 slices of bacon, cut into 1/2-inch pieces. I had the butcher cut it thick off the lab and cubed it.

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* Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste

Directions

1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Have on hand a large rimmed baking sheet.

2. In a bowl, toss the Brussels sprouts with olive oil, maple syrup, bacon, salt, and pepper. Spread the mixture in a single layer on the baking sheet.

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3. Roast for 25 to 30 minutes, turning several times, or until the Brussels sprouts are tender and caramelized and the bacon is crisp and golden.