Cheesy Brussels Sprouts Casserole

Cheesy Brussels Sprouts Casserole is the perfect and easy side dish recipe.  Full of cheese and topped with bacon this is one side dish that speaks for itself.

If your family loves cheesy then you need to also try this cheesy chicken and rice casserole, broccoli cheese casserole, or this crock pot mac and cheese, all of these are simple and delicious recipes.

Brussels sprouts casserole on a white background made in a white casserole dish being served with a black spoon, made in just 20 minutes by The Food Cafe.

Brussels Sprouts Casserole | The Food Cafe

Brussels sprouts, those adorable little mini cabbages just got an upgrade in flavor and taste with this brussels sprouts casserole loaded with cheese and topped with crispy bacon made in just 20 minutes.  This will be the perfect side dish for anyone on a low carb nutrition plan or not, and will be creamy and delicious.  Easy and quick to make from start to finish, this will make your brussels sprouts tender, creamy and ready to serve at your next party or family gathering.

Are brussel sprouts good for you?

  • Yes!  Brussels sprouts are full of nutrients such as vitamin C and vitamin K.  They are also high in fiber, low in calories and aid in tissue repair and immune function.

How do you prepare brussel spouts?

  • Preparing brussels sprouts is very quick and easy.  Simply trim off the brown ends and peel off any yellowing leaves.  You can slice them in half or leave them whole for using them in your recipe.

brussel sprouts casserole served in a white bowl dishing brussels sprouts out with a black spoon as the melted cheese strings down from removing them out of the bowl, by The Food Cafe.

How do you cook brussel sprouts in the oven?

  1. In a large skillet cook chopped bacon until crisp, set aside and reserve 2 Tablespoons of bacon grease in skillet. Two images, the image on the left shows diced uncooked bacon in a skillet and the image on the right shows the cooked diced bacon ready to be used in the brussels sprouts casserole by The Food Cafe.
  2. Add in brussels sprouts and cook over medium high heat for 3 minutes until the brussels sprouts turn bright green.  Add in 1 tablespoon of minced garlic and stir to combine, then pour the bacon back into the skillet along with 1 teaspoon garlic salt and pepper and then pour the cream over and mix. Two images of brussels sprouts in a skillet. The image of the left shows the brussels sprouts uncooked in a skillet with wooden mixing spoon, the image on the right shows the brussels sprouts sautéed and cream being poured over the top to make brussels sprouts casserole, by The Food Cafe.
  3. Pour half the brussels sprouts mixture into an oven safe casserole dish and top with half the cheese.  Add remaining brussels sprouts and top with the rest of the cheese.  Place in a 400 degree oven to bake for 15 minutes until cheese is melted and brussels sprouts are tender. Two images on how to make brussels sprouts casserole. The image on the left shows brussels sprouts in an oval shaped white baking dish with grated cheese on top, the image on the right shows the brussels sprouts being poured into an oval shaped white baking dish to top off the casserole and bake, by The Food Cafe.

Brussels sprouts casserole is just the recipe you need when you want something quick and delicious to bring to a party or serve along side your favorite main dish.  You can add whatever kind of cheese you would like and if you want to make it vegetarian just leave off the bacon.

Another quick way to prepare brussels sprouts in the oven is with this garlic parmesan roasted brussels sprouts recipe, or balsamic roasted brussels sprouts, both take very little time to prepare and cook, and the brussels sprouts come out tender and buttery to the taste.

Brussels sprouts casserole in a single serving dished in a white bowl with a gold fork for eating, by The Food Cafe.

One of the great things about this brussels sprouts casserole is not only does it have bacon, but it is perfect for anyone on a low carb diet.  They too, can enjoy a cheesy and delicious side dish without having to worry about carbs, its a win-win for all.

So don’t be afraid of these tiny little balls of cabbage, they make the perfect side dish and will come out tender and buttery soft.

up close image of a brussel sprout with cheese melted on top with a small white bowl of brussels sprouts casserole in the background, by The Food Cafe.

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Brussels sprouts casserole in a white bowl served with a gold spoon on a white background.

Creamy Brussels Sprouts Casserole

Servings: 6
Cheesy Brussels Sprouts Casserole is the perfect and easy side dish recipe. Full of cheese and topped with bacon this is one side dish that speaks for itself.
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
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Ingredients

  • 4 cups Brussels sprouts sliced in half or left whole
  • 6 pieces of thick cut bacon chopped and cooked
  • 1 tbsp garlic minced
  • 1 tsp garlic salt
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • ½ cup heavy cream
  • 2 cups grated Colby cheese divided
  • 2 cups grated Parmesan cheese divided
  • 2 cups grated Muenster cheese divided
  • Fresh chopped green onion and sage for garnish

Instructions

  • In a large skillet cook chopped bacon until crisp, set aside and reserve 2 Tablespoons of bacon grease in skillet.
  • Add in brussels sprouts and cook over medium high heat for 3 minutes until the brussels sprouts turn bright green. Add in 1 tablespoon of minced garlic and stir to combine, then pour the bacon back into the skillet along with 1teaspoon garlic salt and pepper and then pour the cream over and mix.
  • Pour half the brussels sprouts mixture into an oven safe casserole dish and top with half the cheese. Add remaining brussels sprouts and top with the rest of the cheese. Place in a 400-degree oven to bake for 15 minutes until cheese is melted and brussels sprouts are tender.
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: brussels sprouts, brussels sprouts casserole
Author: Shannon

Nutrition

Calories: 643kcal, Carbohydrates: 9g, Protein: 37g, Fat: 51g, Saturated Fat: 29g, Cholesterol: 148mg, Sodium: 1567mg, Potassium: 434mg, Fiber: 2g, Sugar: 2g, Vitamin A: 1840IU, Vitamin C: 50.2mg, Calcium: 981mg, Iron: 1.7mg

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