Brussels Sprouts in Creamy Sauce with Bacon

Creamy Brussels Sprouts
Brussels Sprouts in Creamy Sauce with Bacon

Brussels Sprouts in Creamy Sauce with Bacon

Seeing is believing ... one look at this cheesy Low Carb Brussels Sprouts in Creamy Sauce with Bacon will inspire you to bake this casserole for your next low carb side dish or any side dish for that matter!

Ingredients:

  • 1½ lbs fresh Brussels sprouts
  • 7 slices of bacon
  • 3 tsp crushed garlic
  • 1½ cups heavy cream
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1¼ cups Parmesan cheese
  • salt and pepper to taste

Directions:

  • Preheat oven to 400ºF
  • Cut bacon slices into small pieces
    • Fry bacon until crisp and set aside saving bacon grease for Brussels sprouts
  • Trim loose leaves and stem from Brussels sprouts
    • Cut Brussels sprouts into halves or quarters depending on size
    • Steam Brussels sprouts for about 12 minutes until al dente
  • Fry the Brussels sprouts briefly in the bacon grease
    • Season the Brussels sprouts with crushed garlic, salt, and pepper
    • Add the heavy cream and bring to a boil
      • Lower the heat and simmer until sauce begins to thicken
      • Add the bacon pieces
  • Spray a small baking dish with nonstick spray
    • Pour Brussels sprouts into the baking dish
    • Top the Brussels sprouts with shredded cheddar cheese
    • Sprinkle the Parmesan cheese on top of the cheddar cheese
  • Bake until the cheese is melted - about 10 minutes
  • Serve hot

 

Brussels Sprout Casserole
Brussels Sprout Casserole

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