Sprouts and Cherry Toasties


This easy dinner dish is ready in a flash. While the Brussels sprouts cook, toast the bread and spread on the jam.

Total Time:
30 mins


  • 6 ounce applewood smoked bacon, cut into 1 1/2-inch pieces

  • 1 pound Brussels sprouts, trimmed and halved or quartered

  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt

  • 4 slices rustic wheat bread, toasted

  • ¾ cup ricotta cheese

  • ½ cup cherry jam

  • Fresh thyme (optional)


  1. Cook bacon in a very large skillet over medium heat until crisp; remove from pan and drain on paper towels. Reserve 3 tablespoons of the bacon drippings in the skillet; discard remaining drippings. Cook Brussels sprouts with kosher salt in the reserved drippings over medium heat for 7 to 8 minutes or until tender, stirring occasionally. Remove skillet from heat and stir in reserved bacon. Spread each slice of bread with one-fourth of the ricotta and cherry jam. Top each with Brussels sprouts mixture and thyme, if desired.

    Sprouts and Cherry Toasties
    Andy Lyons

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

545 Calories
23g Fat
67g Carbs
19g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 545
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 23g 29%
Saturated Fat 10g 50%
Cholesterol 46mg 15%
Sodium 841mg 37%
Total Carbohydrate 67g 24%
Total Sugars 25g
Protein 19g
Vitamin C 100mg 500%
Calcium 231mg 18%
Iron 4.1mg 23%
Potassium 691mg 15%
Folate, total 127.5mcg
Vitamin B-12 0.3mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.4mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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