Sauteed Brussels Sprouts W/Bacon-Onion & Peppers

Rose Mary Mogan


Brussels sprouts is one of our family favorite veggies, and I decided since it was Christmas why not add Red Sweet Peppers to highlight the green & red colors for the Season.

I added Bacon to give flavor, & sautéed them in the rendered bacon fat, the flavors were very good.

While they were hot and just before serving, I added a sprinkling of finely shredded blend of Italian Cheeses, which really did add more flavor.

Simple blend of veggies but quite tasty, and appealing on the dinner table.

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6 or more depending on portion size


20 Min


25 Min


Stove Top


2 lb
brussels sprouts, trimmed & half the large ones
1 large
onion, sliced thick seperated into rings
6 clove
garlic, minced
1 large
red bell peppers, cut into strips & then thirds
3 slice
thick sliced slab bacon, remove rind (or bacon of choice)
2 tsp
steak seasoning
1/4 c
finely shredded italian cheese, or cheese of your choice

Directions Step-By-Step

Trim Brussels sprouts, and cut the larger ones in half for even cooking. Wash & set aside till needed.
Peel and slice onion into thick slices, cut slices in half.
Using a large skillet (I used a 16 inch) add the sliced bacon, I cut my slices in half. Cook until fat is rendered.
Cook until bacon is crisp. Remove the rind. Add to paper towel to drain excess fat. Crumble or cut into nice size pieces.
Add Brussels sprouts to the rendered bacon fat & cook for about 10 minutes.
Add sliced onion, separated in to skillet with the Brussels sprouts & minced garlic, & steak seasoning and continue to cook an additional 5 to 6 minutes.
Add the red bell pepper strips, and continue to cook an additional 5 to 6 minutes or so or until desired crispness is reached for the veggies. Add the chopped or crumbled bacon, stir to mix.
Then, Add the cooked veggies to a 9X9 size dish, then top with finely shredded cheese, while veggies are still hot.
Serve & enjoy while still hot.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy