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Cheesy Bacon Brussels Sprouts

Cheesy Brussels Sprouts with Bacon

Cheesy Bacon Brussels Sprouts are pan seared in bacon fat and butter and then baked in a cheesy, creamy sauce. It's a low carb side dish that's sure to please.

Course Side Dish
Cuisine Southern
Keyword Thanksgiving, winter
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 22 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 299 kcal

Ingredients

  • 5 slices bacon, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 1/2 pounds Brussels Sprouts, halved
  • 1/2 cup diced onion
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 1/2 cup shredded white cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 cup shredded mozzarella cheese

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.

  2. Cook bacon in a large oven-proof skillet until crispy. Remove with a slotted spoon and set aside.

  3. Add the butter to the bacon grease. Turn heat to medium-high.

    When butter is melted, add Brussels sprouts. Cook for 5 minutes. Stir well, add onion and cook another 3 minutes.

  4. Add salt, cayenne pepper, black pepper and cream.

  5. Sprinkle the white cheddar and mozzarella cheese over Brussels sprouts. Sprinkle bacon on top.

  6. Place pan in oven for 10 to 12 minutes.

Nutrition Facts
Cheesy Brussels Sprouts with Bacon
Amount Per Serving
Calories 299 Calories from Fat 216
% Daily Value*
Fat 24g37%
Saturated Fat 13g81%
Cholesterol 67mg22%
Sodium 502mg22%
Potassium 528mg15%
Carbohydrates 13g4%
Fiber 5g21%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 11g22%
Vitamin A 1455IU29%
Vitamin C 97mg118%
Calcium 179mg18%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.