Stuffed Brussels Sprouts Bites – Foodie Recipe

Stuffed Brussels Sprouts Bites – Foodie Recipe
Photo Credit: Peter Papoulakos.
Summary

These make for a unique holiday appetizer or side dish that your guests will love.

  • Prep time
    20 min
  • Servings
    12 Servings
  • Serving size
    2 bites
Appetizers Foodie Holidays & Entertaining Sides Low Sodium Lower Carb Veggie Rich
Nutrition Facts

Nutrition Facts

12 Servings

  • Serving Size
    2 bites
  • Amount per serving Calories 45

  • Total Fat 3.5g
    • Saturated Fat 1.5g
  • Cholesterol less than 5mg
  • Sodium 70mg
  • Total Carbohydrate 2g
    • Dietary Fiber 1g
    • Total Sugars 1g
  • Protein 3g
  • Potassium 90mg
Appetizers Foodie Holidays & Entertaining Sides Low Sodium Lower Carb Veggie Rich
Ingredients

Ingredients

  • Large Brussels sprouts
    12
  • olive oil
    1 tbsp
  • lean turkey bacon (diced)
    3 slice
  • garlic (minced)
    1 clove
  • soft goat cheese
    3 oz
  • skim milk
    2 tbsp
  • salt (optional)
    1/2 tsp
  • black pepper
    1/4 tsp
  • Parmesan cheese (grated)
    1 tbsp
Directions

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.

  2. Trim the ends of the Brussels sprouts and cut them in half, lengthwise. Bring a large pot of water to a boil and blanch the sprouts for 2 minutes, drain and set aside.

  3. Using a melon baller or Tsp. measure, core the sprouts, set aside the shells and roughly chop the scooped cores.

  4. Add olive oil to a medium sauté pan over medium heat. Add bacon and sauté until almost crisp. Add the chopped sprouts and garlic and sauté for a 3-4 more minutes until the sprouts have softened.

  5. In a bowl, mix together the goat cheese, milk, salt (optional), black pepper and parmesan cheese. Add the sautéed bacon and sprouts and mix thoroughly.

  6. Divide the filling mixture evenly among each sprout core (about a rounded Tsp.). Lay sprouts on a baking sheet and bake for 20 minutes or until the filled sprouts are a golden brown. Serve warm.

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