A bowl of roasted Brussels sprouts with pancetta.
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Supper Club: Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Pancetta

We finally got back to our Supper Club this month for the first time since our baby arrived. The theme was Bobby Flay recipes. I chose one that turned out really well, but it didn’t make a whole lot. Everything in this recipe cooks down, so it feels like you start out with enough, but it shrinks a lot. The crispy pancetta and the tang of the lemon juice at the end really make this dish special. I’d definitely make this again!

A bowl of roasted Brussels sprouts with pancetta.

Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Pancetta
Bobby Flay

Total Time: 40 min
Prep: 10 min
Cook: 30 min
Yield: 4 servings

3 tablespoons olive oil
1/2 pound sliced pancetta, diced
4 shallots, thinly sliced
1 pound Brussels sprouts, trimmed and halved
8 baby Yukon gold potatoes, quartered
Salt and freshly ground pepper
2 tablespoons unsalted butter
1 lemon, juiced

Preheat oven to 425 degrees F.

Heat oil over medium heat in a roasting pan or large skillet. Add the pancetta and cook until golden brown and crisp. Remove the pancetta to a plate lined with paper towels. Add the shallots to the pan and cook until soft. Add the Brussels sprouts and potatoes and toss to combine. Season with salt and pepper and roast in the oven until the vegetables are cooked through and golden brown. Remove the vegetables from the oven and stir in the butter and lemon juice. Transfer to a platter and top with the reserved pancetta.

Big Flavors Rating: 5 Stars

Ashley Covelli is a food photographer, recipe developer, and culinary instructor based in Ossining, New York. She loves helping people become enthusiastic and adventurous in the kitchen so that they can build skills and confidence to cook for themselves and their loved ones. She can almost always be found with at least 3 different beverages within arm's reach.

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