Roasted Brussels sprouts with bacon and cranberries plus a Mango Habanero sauce makes for the most flavorful and deliciously yummy vegetable side dish.
The recipe is easy and adaptable. You can opt to make the Mango Habanero sauce or buy it at your local market or on line with Amazon.
This roasted Brussels sprouts recipe will take you no time to make and it pairs perfectly with your favorite protein.
If you choose to make the sauce, do that first.
Then fallows the recipe for making the roasted vegetables and finishing the dish with your homemade mango habanero sauce.
Mango Habanero Sauce
3 habanero peppers, stemmed, seeded and vain removed
½ mango, peeled and pitted
3 tablespoons white vinegar
1 garlic clove
2½ tablespoons dark brown sugar
1½ teaspoons maple syrup
1 teaspoon salt
Combine the habaneros with the mango, vinegar and garlic in a blender, and process until smooth.
Boil the sugar with 2 tablespoons water and add the habanero and mango purée.
Simmer, uncovered, for 20 minutes.
Season with the maple syrup and salt.
Set sauce aside.
Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Bacon and Cranberries plus a Mango Habanero Sauce
You’re going to love eating this crispy Brussels sprouts, smoky bacon, and sweet cranberries mixed with that mango habanero sauce. Oh boy!
1/2 pound brussel sprouts, cut into halves
1/2 cup frozen or fresh cranberries
3 green onions, green parts only, diced
4-5 thick slices smoked bacon, cooked just until crisp, chopped
2 tbsp avocado or olive oil
1/4 tsp salt
1/4 tsp black pepper
Crumbled feta, blue cheese or goat cheese for garnishing
Preheat oven to 425 degrees
Chop Brussels sprouts in half and place in a 9×13 baking dish with cranberries. Drizzle oil over vegetables. Add salt and pepper. Mix until combined.
Place dish in preheat oven and roast for 20 minutes. Turning vegetables half way through.
While vegetables are roasting fry the bacon just until crisp. Remove from heat and place bacon on a towel to soak up any excess crease.
When bacon has cooled, chop into medium sized pieces. Set aside.
When vegetables are done remove from oven and them to a large serving bowl. Add bacon, green onions and mango habanero sauce and mix until well combined.
Add sauce 1/4 cup at a time, until you achieve the desired consistency of vegetables to sauce.
Plate with your favorite protein. Garnish with choice of crumbled cheese.
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