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  • Nut Free
  • Sugar Free

Easy Seared Brussels Sprouts with Bacon and Cheese

While they’re hated in childhood, tastes change as adults, and we happily enjoy a flavorful side dish and delicious recipe like this Seared Brussel Sprouts with Bacon and Cheese!
How long do Brussels sprouts last in the fridge?

Cooked Brussels spouts last in the fridge in an airtight container for 1-2 days the most.

How to reheat cooked Brussel sprouts?

Reheat Brussel sprouts by adding a Tablespoon of olive oil in a pan, on medium-low heat. Stir occasionally, until warmed up.

What to serve with Brussels sprouts and bacon?

Brussels sprouts are so good on there own, but pairing them with pan seared fish or chicken makes a filling and delicious meal.


Once I tried Brussels sprouts, I got attached. Recently, after visiting a restaurant and ordering a side dish of seared Brussels sprouts, it made me want to run home and sear more of these bad boys. They truly are great, especially if you’ve never had them before. I encourage you to get out of your comfort zone of food and try foods you possibly hated as a kid, especially if you were a picky eater. You never know – tastes do change, and you might enjoy new dishes!

Brussels sprouts contain fiber, which is very important for your system. Fiber helps to lower cholesterol and control blood sugar levels. Also, high-fiber foods help you to feel full longer, and that way you eat less.

You need just four ingredients for this seared Brussels sprouts with bacon and cheese recipe! Isn’t it so easy? Naturally, Brussels sprouts are great for weight watchers and healthy eaters. Also, Brussels sprouts are filled with goodness like fiber, protein, and iron. Finally, bacon is filled with high-quality protein and zinc.


With no butter or olive oil, how do the Brussels sprouts cook?

Usually, searing Brussels sprouts means you use olive oil, butter, or ghee. Here, there’s one ingredient eliminated, and a secret one added: bacon fat! The bacon grease not only cooks up some crispy bacon but fresh Brussels sprouts, too. This easy side dish cuts down on ingredients and increases the deliciousness with every bite. I’d call it the perfect side dish!

All of these simple ingredients can be found at the grocery store. This is one of those side dishes that can give you perfect results every time with little effort. It’s perfect as a weeknight dinner side dish, alongside main dishes like Soy Sauce Baked Chicken Thighs in the Oven or a tasty Easy and Good Homemade Chicken Pot Pie Recipe. If you have a holiday dinner coming up, these pan-seared Brussels sprouts are the perfect addition.

What do I need to make the Best Brussels Sprouts with Parmesan cheese?

Bacon gives your body protein, which boosts your metabolism and supports your bones.

Brussels sprouts contain fiber and antioxidants.

Parmesan cheese is a great source of calcium and vitamin A.

Along with those ingredients, you will need salt.


Here are some more delicious side dish recipes:

Irresistibly Delicious Creamy Cheesy Scalloped Potatoes

Simple Roasted Carrots with Sage Side Dish


Easy Seared Brussel Sprouts with Bacon and Cheese

While they’re hated in childhood, tastes change as adults, and we happily enjoy a flavorful side dish and delicious recipe like this Seared Brussel Sprouts with Bacon and Cheese!
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Course: Dinner, Lunch, Side Dish
Cuisine: American, Meat Dishes
Allergy: Gluten Free, Nut Free, Sugar Free
Total Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 63kcal


  • knife
  • cutting board
  • skillet


  • 4 slices bacon
  • 1 lb Brussel sprouts
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 Tbsp parmesan cheese shredded


  • Chop 4 slices of bacon into small bite sizes.
  • Slice each Brussel sprout in half.
  • Heat up a skillet and sauté the chopped bacon. As soon as the bacon starts beginning to brown, add in sliced Brussel sprouts and a pinch of salt.
  • Sear sprouts and bacon until the Brussel sprouts start to soften.
  • Take sprouts and bacon to a serving plate and sprinkle 1 Tablespoon of shredded parmesan cheese.


Calories: 63kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 2mg | Sodium: 60mg | Potassium: 442mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 865IU | Vitamin C: 96mg | Calcium: 62mg | Iron: 2mg

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