Brussels Sprouts & Bacon

Brussels Sprouts & Bacon
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Old-fashioned green bean casserole gets hip with Brussels sprouts and bacon.
30 min
Prep Time
1:00
Total Time
8 servings

Ingredients

Topping

2 slices
bacon
1 cup
French fried onions

Sauce

2 tablespoons
Land O Lakes® Butter
2 tablespoons
all-purpose flour
1 small (1/2 cup)
onion, chopped
1 teaspoon
finely chopped fresh garlic
1/2 teaspoon
salt
1/4 teaspoon
pepper
1 1/2 cups
chicken broth
11 (3/4-ounce) slices
white Land O Lakes® Deli American, chopped
1 pound (6 cups)
Brussels sprouts, trimmed, cut into 1/4-inch slices

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 350°F.
  2. Cook bacon in 10-inch skillet over medium-high heat 6-10 minutes or until crisp. Remove bacon to paper towel-lined plate. Turn off pan heat. Place French fried onions into pan with bacon drippings; toss until well coated.
  3. Chop bacon.
  4. Melt butter in 2-quart saucepan over medium heat. Add onion, garlic, salt and pepper; cook 1-2 minutes or until onions begin to soften. Add flour; cook, stirring occasionally, 1 minute. Whisk in chicken broth, 1/2 cup at a time, until mixture just comes to a boil. Add cheese; cook, stirring occasionally, 2-3 minutes or until cheese is melted and sauce is smooth.
  5. Add Brussels sprouts and chopped bacon to sauce; toss to coat.
  6. Pour mixture into ungreased 1 1/2-quart baking dish. Cover with aluminum foil; bake 20 minutes. Remove foil; stir. Top with French fried onions. Bake, uncovered, 10-15 minutes or until sauce is bubbly around edges.

Recipe Tips

- Trimmed Brussels sprouts are also available in bags. If using, purchase 1 1/2 pounds of Brussels sprouts.

- To make ahead, assemble Brussels sprouts mixture as directed above. Cover, refrigerate. When ready to bake, heat oven to 350°F. Bake 50-60 minutes or until heated through.

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories
230
Cholesterol
35mg
Carbohydrates
12g
Protein
8g
Fat
16g
Sodium
850mg
Dietary Fiber
2g

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