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Creamy Cheesy Brussels Sprouts with Bacon

This is the best recipe for those who are convinced that they don't like brussels sprouts! They are roasted with crispy bacon & a creamy cheese sauce. So delicious!

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Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 4 Servings
Calories 385 kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 pound brussels sprouts washed, dried
  • 8 slices bacon, diced
  • 1 cup half and half (you can also use heavy whipping cream)
  • 2 tablespoons dijon mustard
  • 1 cup finely grated Parmesan cheese , divided
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • salt and fresh ground pepper , to taste
  • 1/8 teaspoon nutmeg (optional)
  • crushed red pepper, for garnish

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400F.

  2. In a large saucepan cook Brussels sprouts in salted boiling water for 5 minutes or until just tender; drain well.

  3. In the meantime, cook bacon in a 10-inch cast iron skillet for about 3 to 4 minutes, or until desired crispness. 

  4. Add brussels sprouts to the skillet and continue to cook for 1 minute.

  5. In a mixing bowl, combine heavy whipping cream, dijon mustard, half of the parmesan cheese, garlic salt, pepper, and nutmeg; mix until well combined.

  6. Remove skillet from heat.

  7. Pour cream sauce over the brussels sprouts.

  8. Sprinkle the remaining parmesan cheese over brussels sprouts.
  9. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes, or until bubbly and top is golden brown.

  10. Remove from oven and let stand several minutes.
  11. Garnish with crushed red pepper and serve.

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Recipe Notes

Inspired by BHG

 

Nutrition Facts
Creamy Cheesy Brussels Sprouts with Bacon
Amount Per Serving
Calories 385 Calories from Fat 270
% Daily Value*
Fat 30g46%
Saturated Fat 13g65%
Cholesterol 73mg24%
Sodium 812mg34%
Potassium 657mg19%
Carbohydrates 14g5%
Fiber 4g16%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 16g32%
Vitamin A 1235IU25%
Vitamin C 97.6mg118%
Calcium 397mg40%
Iron 2.1mg12%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.