1 pound Brussels sprouts, trimmed, halved
½ lb KOL Foods grass-fed Beef Bacon, fried and chopped, reserve fat
3 tablespoons beef bacon fat or schmaltz: use KOL Foods pastured and organic-fed chicken, duck or turkey skin [recipe
] or grass-fed beef tallow [recipe
2 crushed garlic cloves
2 bay leaves
Kosher salt and black pepper, to taste
Pre-heat oven to 400 degrees.
On a large rimmed cookie sheet, toss together all ingredients and spread evenly.
Roast for 25 to 30 minutes. Toss mixture halfway through. The outer leaves should be browned and crisp when finished.
Optional: garnish with the gribenes you have from making the schmaltz (about ½ cup).