Bacon and Onion Brussel Sprouts

Bacon and Onion make this brussel sprout recipe one your family will love. Hate brussel sprouts you have to try these!

I can’t believe it’s about to be Thanksgiving!  Every year I like to throw in a new recipe. I decided to give this bacon and onion brussel sprouts recipe a dry run in case I wanted to change it a bit. Veggies are always a hard topic in our house I have a very picky kid and husband. I’m not so picky with veggies and I have to say that brussel sprouts get a really bad rap! I had them cooked with bacon and onion at a local restaurant and fell in love with them. I wanted to recreate it at home and here is what I came up with. 

Bacon and Onion make this brussel sprout recipe one your family will love. Hate brussel sprouts you have to try these! These brussel sprouts were so crispy and flavorful. The salt and sweet really gives them a great flavor and takes away that bitter cabbage taste that turns some people off.
 Bacon and Onion make this brussel sprout recipe one your family will love. Hate brussel sprouts you have to try these!
 I served them with my crockpot turkey breast and a sweet potato for dinner and everyone loved them.
Bacon and Onion Brussel Sprouts
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
25 mins
Course: Side Dish
Servings: 4
Author: Kelley @ Miss Information Blog
Ingredient List
  • 1 Bag of brussel sprouts about 25 of them stems cut and any bad leaves on the outside removed
  • 5 Pieces of Bacon
  • 1/2 Sweet Onion cut into quarters then sliced
  • 1/2 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 2 -3 tablespoons butter
  • Salt to taste
  1. Heat a saute pan on medium-low.
  2. Cut Bacon into 1/2 inch pieces and scatter into the pan.
  3. Once the fat starts to render (or bacon starts to cook and you see some grease) throw in the onions and garlic.
  4. Cook until bacon is crisp and the garlic and onion are softened.
  5. Throw in the butter and brussel sprouts.
  6. Turn in pan with a spatula or spoon until sprouts are bright green and tender approx 15 min.

15 Responses

  1. Brussel sprouts are a family least four of us fight over the last spoonful :-)I don't add onions in mine but chopped apples before we roast them with the bacon. So good!
  2. Crystelle Boutique says:
    Oh..... I love it! I wanna try this recipe... Would it be OK if I made it on a day other than Thanksgiving!...???Happy Turkey day!Pinning!hugs xCrystelle
  3. Anonymous says:
    Yumm! Thanks for sharing this recipe!angelina
  4. Stephanie Michaels says:
    These look GOOD! We love brussel sprouts. I usually do roasted with balsamic and honey but the bacon sounds great too, we will have to switch it up. My favorite Thanksgiving dish is sweet potatoes NOT with marshmallows but with spiced pecans and brown sugar on top
    1. Stephanie Michaels says:
      Thanks for sharing on Super Sweet Saturday!
  5. I am excited!!! Oh I just can't wait for my goodies! Thank you!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  6. my favorite is
  7. The Better Baker says:
    My favorite side dish is my butternut squash bake...or maybe the cheesey potatoes....or, or...I love side dishes!! =)
  8. My favorite side dish at thanksgiving is Mac and cheese! (We always have this at thanksgiving along with the usual mashed potatoes, sweet potatoes, dressing, cranberry sauce, green beans)Kara
  9. I went to country crock and enjoyed reading about welcome home snacks, loved the layered salads too. Want to try the layered pizza grilled cheese! My kids love any kind of pizza!
  10. My favorite side dish at Thanksgiving is Mom's sage dressing.
  11. I love roasted garlic mashed potatoes on Thanksgiving.
  12. Nicole-Lynn says:
    My favorite thanksgiving dish is sweet potato casserole!
  13. Nicole-Lynn says:
    Great giveaway! I went to the Crock site and my favorite article is the kitchen lunchtime layered salads article!
  14. My Favorite Thanksgiving side dish is Corn Pudding:)

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