Creamy Brussels Sprouts

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This side dish recipe is a crowd-pleaser, proving that everything is better with crisp peppered bacon and thick whipping cream.

Creamy Brussels Sprouts
Photo: Andy Lyons
Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
35 mins
Servings:
8

Ingredients

  • 4 slices peppered bacon

  • 2 pound Brussels sprouts, trimmed and halved through stem end

  • ¾ cup reduced-sodium chicken broth

  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt

  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper

  • ¾ cup whipping cream

  • Cracked Black Pepper

Directions

  1. In 12-inch skillet cook bacon over medium heat until browned and crisp. Drain on paper towels, reserving 2 tablespoons drippings in skillet.

  2. In skillet add Brussels sprouts to drippings; cook and stir over medium heat 4 minutes. Add broth, salt, and pepper. Heat to boiling. Reduce heat. Simmer, covered, 5 minutes. Uncover; cook 2 to 4 minutes or until liquid is nearly evaporated. Add cream. Cook 4 minutes more or until thickened.

  3. Transfer sprouts to serving dish. Sprinkle with crumbled bacon and cracked pepper. Serves 8.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

174 Calories
14g Fat
10g Carbs
6g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 174
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 14g 18%
Saturated Fat 7g 35%
Cholesterol 38mg 13%
Sodium 305mg 13%
Total Carbohydrate 10g 4%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 6g
Vitamin C 72.6mg 363%
Calcium 60.6mg 5%
Iron 1.4mg 8%
Potassium 438mg 9%
Folate, total 52.4mcg
Vitamin B-12 0.1mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.2mg

*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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