Recipes and Cooking Creamy Brussels Sprouts 4.3 (51) 1 Review This side dish recipe is a crowd-pleaser, proving that everything is better with crisp peppered bacon and thick whipping cream. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on November 1, 2008 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Andy Lyons Prep Time: 20 mins Cook Time: 15 mins Total Time: 35 mins Servings: 8 Jump to Nutrition Facts 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 In 12-inch skillet cook bacon over medium heat until browned and crisp. Drain on paper towels, reserving 2 tablespoons drippings in skillet. 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. Transfer sprouts to serving dish. Sprinkle with crumbled bacon and cracked pepper. Serves 8. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 174 Calories 14g Fat 10g Carbs 6g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label 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.