Healthy Fried Brussels sprouts with bacon

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Fried Brussels sprouts in this recipe, supplemented perfectly with bacon. Anyone who doesn’t love Brussels sprouts will change their mind after tasting them in this recipe.

Brussels sprouts are offering a high concentration of minerals, vitamins, and bioactive substances while providing a low-fat content, are considered to be plant-based products with health-promoting effects on the human body. Their consumption at a minimum level of five portions per week is recommended to complement the balanced diet of adults.


  • 500g small brussels sprouts, halved, outer leaves discarded
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 20g unsalted butter
  • 8 bacon slices, chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, finely chopped
  • 1 cup whole almonds
  • 2 tbsp chopped flat-leaf parsley


  • Blanch the brussels sprouts in boiling salted water for 3-4 minutes until fork-tender. Drain and refresh under cold water.
  • Meanwhile, heat the oil and butter in a fry pan over medium-high heat. Add the bacon and cook, stirring, for 2-3 minutes until it begins to crisp. Add the garlic and almonds, then cook, stirring, for a further minute. After the brussels sprouts and toss for 2-3 minutes to warm through. Remove from heat, stir in the parsley, then serve.

Nutritional value (per serve)

  • Calories 403 kcal.
  • Proteins 16.3 gr.
  • Fats 33.6 gr.
  • Carbohydrates 13.6 gr.

More recipes here. The information about the health effects of Brussels sprouts for human body you can read on the website of the National Library of Medicine.

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