Creamy Garlic Parmesan Brussels Sprouts with Bacon

This dish is a delicious combination of crispy bacon, tender Brussels sprouts, and a creamy garlic Parmesan sauce. It’s perfect as a side dish for any meal and is sure to be a hit at the dinner table.


#### Combine and Serve:
1. **Add Bacon:** Stir the cooked bacon back into the skillet, combining it with the Brussels sprouts and creamy sauce.
2. **Garnish and Serve:** Transfer the creamy garlic Parmesan Brussels sprouts with bacon to a serving dish. Garnish with chopped parsley and extra grated Parmesan if desired.


### Tips:
– **Even Cooking:** Make sure the Brussels sprouts are roughly the same size for even cooking. If some are larger, you can quarter them instead of halving.
– **Cheese Variations:** For a different flavor profile, you can substitute the Parmesan with Asiago or Pecorino Romano cheese.
– **Storage:** Store any leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days. Reheat gently on the stovetop or in the microwave before serving.

This **Creamy Garlic Parmesan Brussels Sprouts with Bacon** dish is a flavorful and comforting side that pairs well with a variety of main courses. Enjoy the rich, creamy sauce and the savory crunch of bacon with every bite!



  • 1 lb Brussels sprouts, halved
  • 4 slices turkey bacon, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste


Cook the Bacon:

In a large skillet, heat olive oil over medium heat.
Add the chopped turkey bacon and cook until crispy, about 5-7 minutes.
Remove the turkey bacon from the skillet and set aside, leaving the drippings in the pan.

Sauté the Brussels Sprouts:

Add the halved Brussels sprouts to the skillet.
Cook for 6-8 minutes, stirring occasionally, until the sprouts are golden brown and tender.
Add the minced garlic and cook for an additional 1-2 minutes until fragrant.

Make the Creamy Sauce:

Pour the heavy cream into the skillet with the Brussels sprouts and garlic.
Bring to a simmer and cook for 2-3 minutes until the cream thickens slightly.
Stir in the grated Parmesan cheese and shredded mozzarella cheese until melted and well combined.

Combine and Serve:

Add the crispy turkey bacon back to the skillet and stir to combine.
Season with salt and pepper to taste.
Serve hot and enjoy your delicious Creamy Garlic Parmesan Brussels Sprouts with Bacon!

This dish is perfect as a side or a main course! 🧀

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