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Cheesy Bacon Brussel Sprouts

Cheesy Bacon Brussel Sprouts

Yes, They're Amazing as They Sound!

brussel sprouts

I never liked Brussel Sprouts.  Growing up they were this nasty little green vegetable that showed up on my dinner plate occasionally.  I would make them now and then as an adult...because I knew they were good for me.  

Then I started Keto and tried roasting them in the oven with butter and garlic salt.  YUM!  Then added a little parmesan cheese.  YUM!!!  Then after experimenting, ended up with this recipe.  YUM!!!!!! 

Here are the Kitchen Items You'll Need

  • Saucepan to cook bacon and then simmer 1-2lbs of brussel sprouts
  • Baking dish to then bake them (you can bake them in your saucepan in the oven, but I prefer putting them in a separate serving dish)

Here are the Ingredients You'll Need:

Bacon
  • Bacon
  • Butter
  • Brussel Sprouts
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Garlic Powder
  • Heavy Whipping Cream (could substitute full fat coconut milk)
  • Mozzarella Cheese
  • Parmesan

The Keto Dad Tips and Tricks

  • This serves our family of 4 pretty well.  You can definitely double the recipe for more people!
  • We love our brussel sprouts bite sized.  If we get the big fresh ones, we'll cut them in half.  We also get a frozen bag from Trader Joes that is super convenient.  They're small so we don't cut them.  We just simmer the frozen ones a little more.
  • I prefer to cut the bacon into little pieces before I cook it.  Seems to make less splatter on my stove!
  • The baking time at the end can really be to taste.  We like them a little softer in this dish, so we get closer to 30 or 35 minutes.  Stick a fork in it and pull them out when it's to your liking!
  • You can even do all the earlier steps during the day, throw it in the fridge and then bake it just before dinner!

Recipe:

Brussel Sprouts

4 - 5 Strips of Bacon
1 T Butter
1 lb Brussel sprouts
Salt and Pepper
1 teaspoon garlic powder
3/4 C Heavy whipping cream
1/4 C Mozzarella cheese
2 T Parmesan

  • Cut Bacon into small pieces and fry in pan
  • Remove Bacon from pan (and some grease), set bacon aside
  • Brown Brussel Sprouts in pan with grease, butter and garlic powder. Salt and pepper to taste. Fry 4-6 min
  • Add heavy cream and bacon and simmer another 5 minutes.
  • Put in casserole dish, mix in mozzarella and sprinkle parmesan on top.
  • Bake at 375 degrees for 20-30 minutes until desired softness.

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