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Keto Brussels Sprouts with Bacon

This delicious Keto Brussels Sprouts with Bacon recipe is full of caramelized flavor punctuated by tasty bits of bacon and crispy goodness. Pair this dish with chuck eye steak or chicken thighs for a wonderful, low-carb meal.

Keto Brussels Sprouts with Bacon

Ingredients:

  • 8 thick-cut bacon slices
  • 1 lb. fresh Brussels sprouts, trimmed and cut in half
  • 2 T. extra virgin olive oil.
  • Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste.

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 400°F.
  2. Cook bacon in a large cast-iron skillet over medium-high heat, turning once to ensure it is cooked evenly on both sides. Cover pan with a splatter guard while cooking, if desired.
  3. Remove skillet from heat and place cooked bacon on a wire rack set over paper towels to drain. Crumble with cooled.
  4. After skillet has cooled slightly, carefully drain the excess bacon fat into an empty can or another heat-safe container. Leave enough bacon fat in the skillet to coat it.
  5. In a large bowl, combine Brussels sprouts and olive oil and toss to coat. Season with salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste.
  6. Heat the skillet over medium-high heat and add Brussels sprouts and cook for several minutes until they begin to turn brown.
  7. Add the crumbled bacon to the skillet and place in the preheated oven.
  8. Roast for 20-25 minutes, stirring halfway through, until the sprouts turn a rich, caramelized color.
  9. Remove skillet from oven and serve immediately.

 

Keto Brussels Sprouts and Bacon

Jenn
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course Recipes
Cuisine Keto
Servings 6
Calories 142 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 8 thick-cut bacon slices
  • 1 lb fresh Brussels sprouts trimmed and cut in half
  • 2 T. extra virgin olive oil.

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 400°F.
  • Cook bacon in a large cast-iron skillet over medium-high heat, turning once to ensure it is cooked evenly on both sides. Cover pan with a splatter guard while cooking, if desired.
  • Remove skillet from heat and place cooked bacon on a wire rack set over paper towels to drain. Crumble with cooled.
  • After skillet has cooled slightly, carefully drain the excess bacon fat into an empty can or another heat-safe container. Leave enough bacon fat in the skillet to coat it.
  • In a large bowl, combine Brussels sprouts and olive oil and toss to coat. Season with salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste.
  • Heat the skillet over medium-high heat and add Brussels sprouts and cook for several minutes until they begin to turn brown.
  • Add the crumbled bacon to the skillet and place in the preheated oven.
  • Roast for 20-25 minutes, stirring halfway through, until the sprouts turn a rich, caramelized color.
  • Remove skillet from oven and serve immediately.
Keyword Brussels Sprouts and Bacon, keto brussels sprouts
Nutrition Facts
Keto Brussels Sprouts and Bacon
Amount Per Serving (1 serving)
Calories 142 Calories from Fat 90
% Daily Value*
Fat 10g15%
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Polyunsaturated Fat 7g
Cholesterol 16mg5%
Sodium 285mg12%
Carbohydrates 6g2%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 7g14%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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