Side Dish | November 5, 2018

5-minute Bacon Garlic Brussels Sprouts

Easy, tender, and flavorful Brussels sprouts with bacon and garlic.  This tasty side dish takes minutes to whip up and is the perfect addition to any meal.

Brussel sprouts with bacon and garlic in a white skillet.

What Do I Need To Make Brussels Sprouts With Bacon & Garlic?

  • Bacon
  • Garlic
  • Green Onions
  • Salt & Pepper
  • Coconut Oil

Brussel sprouts with bacon and garlic ingredients on a white washed cutting board.

How Do I Make Bacon Brussels?

Making this tasty side dish comes together in just a few minutes.

  1. Slice your Brussels sprouts in half.  While you’re chopping, mince your garlic and slice your green onions.
  2. Brown your bacon and use a slotted spoon to transfer bacon to a plate lined with paper towel.  Reserve bacon grease.
  3. Add coconut oil to hot pan.  When melted, toss in Brussels, green onion, and garlic.  Cook for 2-3 minutes.  Add in water and cook for an additional 2-3 minutes until tender crisp.

Pro Tip: Use coconut oil to cut the bitterness of the Brussel sprouts.

Brussel sprouts with bacon and garlic process shots.

What Should I Serve Bacon Brussels With?

These Brussel sprouts are the perfect addition to many meals!  Try them with:

Brussel sprouts with bacon and garlic in a white skillet.

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Brussel sprouts with bacon and garlic in a white skillet.
5-minute Bacon Garlic Brussels Sprouts
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
5 mins
Total Time
20 mins
 

​Easy, tender, and flavorful Brussel sprouts with bacon and garlic.  This tasty side dish takes minutes to whip up and is the perfect addition to any meal.

Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: bacon brussels, brussel sprouts with bacon, skillet brussels
Servings: 5 Servings
Calories: 159 kcal
Author: Desarae
Ingredients
  • 1 lb brussels sprouts sliced in half
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • 5 strips of bacon
  • 1 tbsp coconut oil
  • 1 green onion sliced
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 3 tbsp water
  • fresh parmesan cheese optional
Instructions
  1. Wash brussles sprouts and cut in half. Chop up bacon, green onion and garlic cloves.
  2. Cook bacon in a skillet on medium high heat.  Remove with a slotted spoon and transfer to a plate lined with paper towel.

  3. Add coconut oil- and allow to heat up. When hot add garlic, brussel sprouts, onion and 1/2 tsp salt. Sauté till brussels sprouts start browning.(2-3 minutes) Add a few tablespoons of water and allow them to steam for a 2-3 minutes until tender crisp.

  4. Top with bacon and fresh ground pepper.  Add freshly shaved cheese and more salt if desired.

Nutrition Facts
5-minute Bacon Garlic Brussels Sprouts
Amount Per Serving (3.2 ounces)
Calories 159 Calories from Fat 108
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 12g 18%
Saturated Fat 5g 25%
Cholesterol 14mg 5%
Sodium 173mg 7%
Potassium 397mg 11%
Total Carbohydrates 8g 3%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Sugars 2g
Protein 6g 12%
Vitamin A 14.2%
Vitamin C 94.5%
Calcium 4%
Iron 7.6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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  1. When the little one calls for Brussels sprouts, you definitely have to buy them. No doubt about it, What a great kid! I bet these sprouts are super tasty. After all, bacon makes everything taste better, doesn’t it?