Sauteed Brussels Sprouts with Bacon and Onions

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  • Published Jul 22nd
  • Ready In30m
  • Servings6
  • Calories136
This is a simple yet delicious recipe that takes little time to put together. It's a tasty way to incorporate a healthy, and often snubbed, vegetable into one's diet. I've been cooking Brussels sprouts this way for years. I'm not sure where I got the recipe. Using fresh Brussels sprouts is preferred naturally, but if not readily available, frozen Brussels sprouts may be used instead. If using frozen Brussels sprouts, you may have to drain any excess liquid that is rendered while cooking the sprouts.

Sauteed Brussels Sprouts with Bacon and Onions Ingredients

The following are the ingredients needed to make delicious Sauteed Brussels Sprouts with Bacon and Onions for 6 servings:

  • 6 slices lower-sodium bacon
  • 1/2 large white onion, diced
  • 30 Brussels sprouts, halved lengthwise
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • salt and ground black pepper to taste
  • 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese, or to taste (optional)

Sauteed Brussels Sprouts with Bacon and Onions Cooking Instructions

  • Prep10m
  • Cook20m
  • Ready In30m

To cook Sauteed Brussels Sprouts with Bacon and Onions, you need about 10 minutes of preparation time. The time needed to cook this Sauteed Brussels Sprouts with Bacon and Onions is about 20 minutes , and you can serve your Sauteed Brussels Sprouts with Bacon and Onions within 30 minutes . The following are the steps to cook Sauteed Brussels Sprouts with Bacon and Onions easily:

  1. 1 Place bacon in a large skillet and cook over medium-high heat, turning occasionally, until evenly browned, about 10 minutes. Drain the bacon slices on paper towels, retaining grease in the skillet. Crumble bacon.
  2. 2 Cook and stir onion in the bacon grease over medium heat until translucent, about 5 minutes. Add Brussels sprouts; cook and stir until Brussels sprouts are lightly browned, about 5 minutes. Season Brussels sprouts mixture with salt and pepper.
  3. 3 Sprinkle bacon over Brussels mixture and stir. Remove skillet from heat, transfer Brussels sprouts mixture to a serving bowl, and sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 136 calories; 7.8 grams of fat; 10.2 grams of carbohydrates; 8.4 grams of protein; 14 milligrams of cholesterol; 196 milligrams of sodium.

  1. Nov 8th 2017

    Easy and tasty. Only change was two dashes of Cayenne. Definitely a keeper.

  2. It was good. I followed the recipe though added more bacon just because.

  3. Great everyone loved it.

  4. Dec 20th 2016

    I love bacon and brussel sprouts so just wanted to see how others prepared it. Garlic seems a natural addition, just wondering why it wasn't included in the directions. ??

  5. Nov 30th 2016

    This is delicious.. It's also super easy.. I received 3 stalks of fresh Brussels sprouts & had no idea how I was going to cook them for Thanksgiving. We had bacon and the onions were al ...

  6. Sep 16th 2016

    absolutely delic! easy to make. I put flat side down on skillet until charred. and then mixed all together.

  7. Nov 30th 2015

    Great recipe! Disappeared quickly from the dinner table. It took a bit longer for me to get the brussel sprouts to brown then the recipe said but otherwise I kept everything the same.

  8. Jan 19th 2015

    Always a favorite in my house. Here are my changes, my sprouts were so big, I quartered them, I sliced the bacon prior to cooking it and sautéed it with the onion. When it was 3/4 of the ...

  9. Jan 5th 2015

    Can't go wrong with Brussels sprouts, bacon and garlic and as this recipe's first reviewer I'm happy to report that experienced and novice cooks alike can prepare this with confidence as th ...