All the flavors of fall are packed into this comforting meal. Serve one half per person as a main entree, or slice into wedges and serve as a side dish. Delicata squash are usually about 1 to 1 1/2 pounds each. If you don’t have any leftover rice, feel free to leave it out or replace with any cooked grain.
- 1 pound Brussels sprouts, trimmed
- 6 slices bacon, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
- 1 medium red onion, diced
- 1 teaspoon extra-virgin olive oil
- ½ teaspoon garlic powder
- ½ teaspoon cayenne pepper
- ½ teaspoon sea salt
- ¼ cup pine nuts
Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Grease a baking sheet.
Mix Brussels sprouts, bacon, onion, olive oil, garlic powder, cayenne, and salt together in a large bowl. Spread evenly on the prepared baking sheet.
Roast in the preheated oven until bacon is crispy and reaches 145 degrees F (63 degrees C), about 40 minutes, stirring after 20 minutes.
Remove from the oven. Toss with pine nuts and serve.
Preparation time: 25 mins
Cook time: 25 mins
Total time: 50 mins
Servings: 2 – Yield: 2 squash halves