Honey Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Roasted Brussels Sprouts in Italian honey glaze.

I first made these Brussels Sprouts for a family Thanksgiving gathering in a cabin in the mountains of Gatlinburg, TN. Brussels Sprouts were never a holiday staple for my family, but this recipe put them on the map for us. I’ve served this dish to many friends who’ve never had a Brussels Sprout and they are pleasantly surprised. And seasoned Brussels Sprout eaters mark this as a favorite. I hope you, your friends and family find this little dish delightful, too.

    16 oz. fresh Brussels Sprouts, cut in 1/2, stem cut from bottom, outermost leaves removed
    1/4 cup Orange Juice
    1/4 cup Italian Dressing
    1/4 cup Local Honey
    2 tbsp Butter, diced into small squares
    2 Tbsp Olive Oil
    Sea Salt
    Ground Pepper
    Chopped, Crispy Bacon (Optional)

    1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
    2. Place Brussels Sprouts in a single layer in a medium roasting pan.
    4. Add orange juice, Italian dressing, butter and olive oil to Brussels Sprouts. Drizzle honey heavily over the top. Add Bacon (optional).
    5. Add freshly ground pepper and sea salt to taste.
    7. Toss thoroughly to ensure Brussels Sprouts are thoroughly coated with mixture.
    8. Roast in preheated over for about 30 minutes, or until Brussels Sprouts are tender and browned around the edges. 15 minutes into roasting pull Brussels Sprouts of out oven and spoon juices over the top.

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    5 Replies to “Honey Roasted Brussels Sprouts”

    1. I love brussel sprouts! I’ll eat a pound of them for dinner and nothing else! I can’t wait to try this recipe! I usually just saute them in garlic and olive oil then top them with some parmesan cheese.

      1. Hi Christa, I’m so happy you came across this recipe and my site. I am huge fan of brussel sprouts, too. Yummy stuff. 🙂

        1. I’m friends with your sister, Lauren, and I’m so glad she posted one of your recipes to her FB page! I tried this one toinght and loved it! Though the sprouts I got at a store I don’t normally get them from were over grown it still turned out great!

          1. Hi Christa! I’m so happy you’re enjoying the recipes and that Lauren shared the site with you! I have a friend who loathes and despises most green vegetables and brussels sprouts in particular and he even loved these. They’re yummy, yummy!

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