Brussels Sprouts with Crispy Bacon

Tender Brussels sprouts with a buttery flavour pair beautifully with the crispy bacon and flavoursome onion in this addictive side dish.

At a glance

Approx 20 minutes
Serves 4 people


  • 6 rashers rindless bacon
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 500g Brussels sprouts, halved
  • 1/2 large onion, chopped
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper


  1. Cook the bacon rashers in a large pan over medium-high heat until crispy.
  2. Remove to a chopping board and roughly chop.
  3. In same pan with bacon fat, melt butter over high heat.
  4. Add onions and Brussels Sprouts and cook for 8 to 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until sprouts are golden brown.
  5. Season with salt and pepper, to taste, and toss bacon back into pan.
  6. Serve immediately.