Oven Baked Brussels Sprouts with Bacon (low carb)

Oven baked brussels sprouts loaded with cheese and bacon will be your perfect go to side dish all year long.  Simple, delicious, fast, and low carb you can’t go wrong.

When it comes to simple and delicious side dishes you also need to try, creamy grape saladcreamy caramel apple salad with snickers, and garlic butter roasted mushrooms.

A black cast iron skillet on a white background with roasted brussels sprouts being served with a black spoon by The Food Cafe.

Oven Baked Brussels Sprouts with Bacon | The Food Cafe

Oven baked brussels sprouts

Side dishes are so much fun to make because they take the pressure off of having to make the main dish, and these oven baked brussels sprouts topped with bacon and bursting with cheesiness will be all you need in your magic recipe box.

Brussels sprouts are the most adorable mini cabbages that cook up tender and have a buttery flavor that pairs perfectly with the shredded swiss and white cheddar cheeses. 

brussels sprouts topped with bacon and cheese cooked in a black cast iron skillet with a spoon pulling out the brussels sprouts with cheese stringing down, by The Food Cafe.

If you have never tried brussels sprouts or if you tend to “turn your nose up” at them, I TOTALLY get it!  Been there, done that, but this oven baked brussels sprouts recipe will have you singing a different tune.

What do brussels sprouts taste like?

Although this recipe does not call for butter, once the brussels sprouts are cooked on the stove and then baked in the oven they take on this soft texture with a delicious buttery flavor with a hint of sweetness to them.

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Ingredients for oven baked brussels spouts

  • 1.5 lbs of brussels sprouts, ends trimmed and cut in half
  • 5 pieces of bacon, diced and cooked
  • 2 tbsp reserved bacon grease
  • 1/2 cup diced onion
  • 1/2 tsp garlic, minced
  • 1/2 tsp chili powder
  • 3/4 cup half and half or heavy cream
  • 1 cup shredded swiss cheese
  • 1 cup shredded white cheddar cheese
  • green onion to garnish

ingredients needed for oven baked brussels sprouts with bacon, by The Food Cafe

How to bake brussel sprouts in the oven

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees, using a 10 or 12 in skillet cook bacon until crisp then remove from pan and place on a paper towel and set aside.  Reserve 2 tablespoons of bacon grease in skillet and add in brussel sprouts, diced onions, garlic, and seasoning, mix and cook until tender, about 10-12 minutes. step one in making oven roasted brussel sprouts by The Food Cafe
  2. Remove from heat and pour in half and half and top with both cheeses and cooked bacon.  Bake for 12 minutes until cheese is melted and bubbling.  Garnish with diced green onions and serve. step 2 making oven roasted brussel sprouts by The Food Cafe.

What should you pair with oven baked brussel sprouts?

Brussels sprouts can be a great side dish to so many meals here are a few delicious ideas!

A white background with a black cast iron skillet that has the oven baked brussel sprouts ready to serve, by The Food Cafe.

So if you love brussels sprouts then don’t hesitate to make this cheesy and delicious low carb recipe, and if you are on the fence or not a fan, give this recipe a try, I promise they will be amazing!

Are you looking for more side dish recipes?

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garlic parmesan roasted brussels sprouts

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oven baked brussels sprouts, the Food Cafe

Oven Baked Brussels Sprouts with Bacon

Servings: 6 people
Oven baked brussels sprouts loaded with cheese and bacon will be your perfect go to side dish all year long. Simple, delicious, fast, and low carb you can't go wrong.
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
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Ingredients

  • 1.5 lbs of brussels sprouts ends trimmed and cut in half
  • 5 slices of bacon diced and cooked
  • 2 tbsp reserved bacon grease
  • 1/2 cup diced onion
  • 1/2 tsp garlic minced
  • 1/2 tsp chili powder
  • 3/4 cup half and half or heavy cream
  • 1 cup shredded swiss cheese
  • 1 cup shredded white cheddar cheese
  • green onion to garnish

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees, using a 10 or 12 in skillet cook bacon until crisp then remove from pan and place on a paper towel and set aside. Reserve 2 tablespoons of bacon grease in skillet and add in brussel sprouts, diced onions, garlic, and seasoning, mix and cook until tender, about 10-12 minutes.
  • Remove from heat and pour in half and half and top with both cheeses and cooked bacon. Bake for 12 minutes until cheese is melted and bubbling. Garnish with diced green onions and serve.
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: brussels sprouts, oven baked brussels sprouts
Author: Shannon

Nutrition

Calories: 357kcal, Carbohydrates: 14g, Protein: 17g, Fat: 27g, Saturated Fat: 14g, Cholesterol: 64mg, Sodium: 325mg, Potassium: 569mg, Fiber: 5g, Sugar: 3g, Vitamin A: 1367IU, Vitamin C: 98mg, Calcium: 361mg, Iron: 2mg

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