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Cheesy Brussels Sprouts with Bacon

Katerina | Diethood
Cheesy Brussels Sprouts with Bacon are roasted to perfection and dressed to impress in a delicious, garlicky parmesan cream sauce. An easy side dish for everyday meals or holiday dinners, full of indulgent flavors with all the nutritional benefits that come with fresh veggies!
Servings : 4 Servings
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 35 mins
Total Time 45 mins

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
 

  • Preheat oven to 400F.
  • In a large saucepan cook Brussels sprouts in salted boiling water for 5 minutes or until just tender; drain well.
  • In the meantime, cook bacon in a 10-inch cast iron skillet for about 3 to 4 minutes, or until desired crispness. 
  • Add brussels sprouts to the skillet and continue to cook for 1 minute.
  • In a mixing bowl, combine heavy whipping cream, dijon mustard, half of the parmesan cheese, garlic, salt, pepper, and nutmeg; mix until well combined.
  • Remove skillet from heat.
  • Pour cream sauce over the brussels sprouts.
  • Sprinkle the remaining parmesan cheese over brussels sprouts.
  • Bake for 15 to 20 minutes, or until bubbly and top is golden brown.
  • Remove from oven and let stand several minutes.
  • Garnish with crushed red pepper and serve.

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Notes

Inspired by BHG
 

Nutrition

Calories: 385 kcal | Carbohydrates: 14 g | Protein: 16 g | Fat: 30 g | Saturated Fat: 13 g | Cholesterol: 73 mg | Sodium: 812 mg | Potassium: 657 mg | Fiber: 4 g | Sugar: 2 g | Vitamin A: 1235 IU | Vitamin C: 97.6 mg | Calcium: 397 mg | Iron: 2.1 mg | Net Carbs: 10 g

Nutritional info is an estimate and provided as courtesy. Values may vary according to the ingredients and tools used. Please use your preferred nutritional calculator for more detailed info.

Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: holiday side dish, roasted brussels sprouts, thanksgiving side dish