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Crack Roasted Brussel Sprouts

Crack Roasted Brussel Sprouts

  • Author: Audrey
  • Total Time: 25 MINS
  • Yield: 4 people 1x


Embark, on an adventure with Crack Roasted Brussels Sprouts, a dish that elevates the Brussels sprout into a delightful gastronomic experience. Imagine halved sprouts, coated in a drizzle of olive oil and sprinkled generously with flavorful Ranch dressing mix coming together to create a harmonious blend of tastes. The addition of crispy smoky bacon adds depth and richness while an abundant layer of melted cheddar cheese provides a gooey and indulgent finale. This recipe not only satisfies the taste buds. Also pleases the eyes with its golden brown caramelized edges and the irresistible melt of cheese. It’s a festival of textures and flavors that confirms each morsel becomes a moment. Get ready, for a dish that will steal the spotlight on any dining table captivating everyone’s hearts and teasing their taste buds. Crack Roasted Brussels Sprouts isn’t a recipe; it’s a culinary journey worth relishing.



1 pound of Brussels sprouts, cut into halves

2 tablespoons of olive oil

1.5 tablespoons of Ranch dressing mix

4 oz of bacon, chopped into ½-inch pieces

½ cup of shredded cheddar cheese


Preheat your oven to 450ºF (232ºC).

Line a baking sheet, with aluminum foil or parchment paper to make cleanup easier.

In a bowl place 1 pound of halved Brussels sprouts.

Drizzle 2 tablespoons of olive oil over the sprouts making sure they are all coated evenly.

Sprinkle 1.5 tablespoons of Ranch dressing mix onto the sprouts. Toss them gently to distribute the seasoning evenly.

Lay the Brussels sprouts cut side down on the baking sheet in a single layer.

Evenly scatter 4 oz of chopped bacon across the sheet.

Place the baking sheet in your oven.

Roast, for 20 to 25 minutes. Until the Brussels sprouts are tender and the bacon becomes crispy.

Remove the baking sheet from the oven carefully.

Immediately sprinkle ½ cup of cheddar cheese over the roasted Brussels sprouts and bacon.

Serve while hot and enjoy!


Embracing a gluten-free lifestyle doesn’t mean compromising on flavor, especially with a dish as versatile and scrumptious as our Crack Roasted Brussels Sprouts. To ensure this recipe aligns with your dietary needs, focus your attention on the Ranch dressing mix. Some store-bought versions may contain gluten or be subject to cross-contamination. Fear not, for a homemade alternative is both easy and rewarding. Simply whisk together gluten-free garlic powder, onion powder, dried parsley, dried dill, dried chives, salt, and pepper, adjusting the quantities to suit your taste buds. Sprinkle this homemade concoction over your Brussels sprouts for an equally tantalizing, gluten-free twist on our cherished recipe. Every bite promises the same explosion of flavors and textures, ensuring that you won’t miss a thing.

  • Prep Time: 5 MINS
  • Cook Time: 20 MINS