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Creamy Skillet Brussel's Sprouts with Bacon

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Side Dish, vegetable
Cuisine: American, brussels sprouts, savory
Keyword: brussels sprouts, brussels sprouts with bacon, skillet
Servings: 6 people
Calories: 372.58kcal



  • 6 slices bacon
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 2 pounds Brussel's Sprouts trimmed and halved
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/2 cup onion finely diced
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/2 cup shredded Sharp Vermont Cheddar


  • In a large cast iron skillet, fry bacon over medium heat. Remove from pan and set on a plate lined with paper towels to cool.
  • Drain off most of the bacon grease. Melt 2 tbsp butter in the pan.
  • Add the Brussel's Sprouts and onion to pan. Saute on medium high heat until the sprouts are slightly browned. Add in the garlic and saute for 1 more minute.
  • Stir in the heavy cream, salt and pepper and crumbled bacon. Bring to a low boil and reduce heat to very low. Let the cream thicken and reduce some.
  • Remove the pan from heat and stir in shredded cheddar cheese.