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Brussels in Blankets

Nutrition Facts
Amount per Serving
  • Calories: 90
  • Protein: 6 g
  • Total Fat: 7 g
    • Unsaturated Fat: 5 g
    • Saturated Fat: 2 g
  • Cholesterol: 20 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate: 3 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1 g
  • Total Sugar: 1 g
    • Natural Sugar: 1 g
    • Added Sugar:0 g
  • Sodium: 280 mg

These super sprouts are so cute, they’re nearly irresistible. I’ve served them to super finicky eaters, and even they wind up popping more than a few in their mouths. This can be a side dish or an appetizer, and it’s a cinch to make— only three ingredients (and one of them is turkey bacon!), you can’t beat that.  Cook up a batch anytime you want your family to get a healthful dose of cancer-fighting properties and soluble fiber to stabilize blood sugar and mood. Oh, how we love you, Brussels ;). 

  • Prep time
  • Total Time
This recipe makes 24 to 28 pieces
  • One (~9 ounce) container fresh Brussels sprouts, trimmed and cut in half lengthwise
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • ¼ teaspoon kosher salt
  • ⅛ teaspoon black pepper
  • 12 to 14 slices turkey bacon, cut in half



Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Toss Brussels sprouts with olive oil and sprinkle on salt and pepper.  One at a time, pick up each sprout and wrap with half a slice of turkey bacon (tuck edges of bacon underneath cut side of sprout so it stays put).  Place sprout cut side down on baking sheet.  Repeat until all sprouts have been wrapped in bacon.  Bake for 22 to 25 minutes or until bacon is crispy.

Nutrition provided for 4 to 5 pieces.

Want more bacon? Try my Bacon-Cheese Carrot Fries, Bacon-Ranch Dressing, and Low-carb Quiche Biscuits with Bacon, Cheddar and Chives!