Creamy Brussels Sprouts (keto)
Brussels sprouts with bacon swimming a creamy garlic parmesan sauce and topped with crispy bacon making this a delicious keto meal or low carb side dish.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Servings 4 people
- 6 slices bacon*
- 1 tablespoon butter
- 4 cups (or 32 oz) Brussel sprouts bottoms removed and halved
- ½ cup onion minced (optional)
- 3-4 cloves garlic minced
- 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning optional
- salt and pepper to taste
- 1 cup heavy cream
- 1/2 cup shredded parmesan cheese*
- ½ cup shredded mozzarella cheese
Pre-heat oven to 400Cut bacon into small pieces.
Heat a large heavy-duty pan or skillet to medium-high heat. Add the bacon and cook 3-4 minutes or until crispy (skip this step if using pre-cooked bacon crumbles).
Remove the bacon from the pan and to the same pan, add 1 tablespoon butter, brussels sprouts, and onion. Season with salt, pepper, and 1 tablespoon Italian seasoning; Cook for 4-5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add the garlic and cook for another 2 minutes.
Pour in heavy cream, stir until simmering. Taste the flavor and adjust salt and pepper as need. Drizzle with cheese and bacon. transfer to the oven and bake 15 minutes or until the brussels sprouts are tender.
To use pre-cooked bacon crumbles, Begin the recipe cooking the brussels sprouts in butter then add the bacon at the end as directed.
Cheese substitutions: Either cheese can be swapped out for gruyere, asiago, cheddar, or your favorite melting cheese.
Calories: 508kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 16g | Fat: 45g | Saturated Fat: 24g | Cholesterol: 130mg | Sodium: 577mg | Potassium: 513mg | Fiber: 4g | Vitamin A: 1818IU | Vitamin C: 77mg | Calcium: 303mg | Iron: 2mg