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Sautéed Brussels Sprouts with Bacon

Recipe from Two Peas and Their Pod

What’s the best way to make Brussels sprouts taste amazing? Add bacon! Make these easy Sautéed Brussels Sprouts with Bacon and watch kids and adults alike serve up seconds.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Servings: 6
Calories: 136kcal


  • 4 slices bacon
  • 1 1/2 lbs Brussels sprouts, ends trimmed and cut in half
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons pure maple syrup
  • Kosher salt and black pepper, to taste


  • In a large cast iron skillet, cook the bacon over medium-high heat until crispy. Transfer to a paper towel-lined plate. Don’t drain the bacon grease.
  • In the same pan with bacon grease, melt the butter over medium high heat. Add the Brussels sprouts and cook, stirring occasionally, until sprouts are golden brown, about 8 to 10 minutes. You want them to be slightly crisp and tender, not mushy.
  • Chop up the cooked bacon strips and add the bacon to the pan. Drizzle with maple syrup and stir. Season with salt and pepper, to taste. Serve immediately.


Calories: 136kcal | Carbohydrates: 13g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 15mg | Sodium: 142mg | Potassium: 478mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 913IU | Vitamin C: 96mg | Calcium: 51mg | Iron: 2mg