These Cheesy Bacon Brussels Sprouts are an easy side dish for a weeknight dinner. Perfectly cooked Brussels sprouts are simmered in a creamy sauce and topped with bacon and cheese for the ultimate keto side!

Cheesy Bacon Brussels Sprouts on black fork

Cheesy Bacon Brussels Sprouts

If you like Brussels sprouts you’re going to LOVE these delicious, cheesy brussels sprouts. They are perfectly sauteed to get just a little bit of char on each sprout, then they are simmered in a seasoned heavy cream and finished off with plenty of cheddar cheese and salty bacon.

It’s an easy keto Brussels sprouts recipe that starts on the stove top and ends in the oven. Simple enough to go along with a weeknight family dinner and so delicious even the kids will want to eat their veggies!

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Cheesy Bacon Brussels Sprouts easy low carb skillet recipe

Are Brussels Sprouts Keto?

Brussels sprouts are a great vegetable to eat on the keto diet. A cup of Brussels sprouts has approximately 8g carbs and 3g fiber for a total of 5g net carbs. They are also high in vitamin C and vitamin K making them a really good choice for a keto vegetable.

How to Prepare Your Brussels Sprouts:

To get your Brussels sprouts ready to cook you need to start by washing them under cold water and gently patting them dry with a paper towel to remove the excess water.

Using a sharp knife cut the tough stem end off of each sprout and then cut the sprout in half length-wise.

Cheesy Bacon Brussels Sprouts easy skillet meal

How to Make the Cheesiest Brussels Sprouts:

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. 
  2. Heat a large oven-safe skillet over medium heat. 
  3. Add olive oil and Brussels sprouts. Sprinkle with 1 teaspoon of salt and cook for approximately 10 minutes until Brussels sprouts begin to soften and brown in spots. 
  4. While Brussels sprouts cook mix together the heavy cream, onion powder, garlic powder, and remaining ¼ teaspoon of salt. 
  5. When the Brussels sprouts are ready remove them from the heat and pour the heavy cream mixture over them. 
  6. Sprinkle with bacon and sharp cheddar cheese. 
  7. Place the skillet in the oven and bake for 10 minutes until the cheese is perfectly melted.
Cheesy Bacon Brussels Sprouts easy keto side dish

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Servings: 6
Prep Time: 15 mins
Cook Time: 20 mins
Total Time: 35 mins

Cheesy Bacon Brussels Sprouts

These Cheesy Bacon Brussels Sprouts are an easy side dish for a weeknight dinner. Perfectly cooked Brussels sprouts are simmered in a creamy sauce and topped with bacon and cheese for the ultimate side!

Ingredients

  • 1 pound Brussels sprouts
  • 4 tablespoons Olive oil
  • 1.25 teaspoons Salt, divided
  • 2 ounces Cheddar cheese
  • 6 slices Cooked bacon, chopped
  • ½ cup Heavy cream
  • ½ teaspoon Onion powder
  • ½ teaspoon Garlic powder
  • ¼ teaspoon Salt

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  • Heat a large oven-safe skillet over medium heat.
  • Add olive oil and brussels sprouts. Sprinkle with 1 teaspoon of salt and cook for approximately 10 minutes until brussels sprouts begin to soften and brown in spots.
  • While brussels sprouts cook mix together the heavy cream, onion powder, garlic powder, and remaining ¼ teaspoon of salt.
  • When the brussels sprouts are ready remove them from the heat and pour the heavy cream mixture over them.
  • Sprinkle with bacon and cheddar cheese over the brussels sprouts.
  • Place the skillet in the oven and bake for 10 minutes until the cheese is perfectly melted.
  • Enjoy!

Nutrition

Calories: 261kcal, Carbohydrates: 8g, Protein: 8g, Fat: 23g, Saturated Fat: 9g, Cholesterol: 45mg, Sodium: 804mg, Potassium: 359mg, Fiber: 3g, Sugar: 2g, Vitamin A: 956IU, Vitamin C: 64mg, Calcium: 113mg, Iron: 1mg
Nutrition Disclaimer: We are not certified nutritionists. Nutrition facts are an estimate and are provided as a courtesy. They are generated by an online API which recognizes ingredient names and amounts and makes calculations based on the serving size. Results may vary.
Author: Kat Jeter & Melinda Caldwell
Course: Side
Cuisine: American
Keyword: brussels sprouts with cheese and bacon, cheesy brussels sprouts recipe