Shredded brusselsss sprouts with bacon are an easy and simple side dish. It requires only a handful of ingredients and can be prepared in less than 20 minutes. It is an enormous hit!

This recipe for shredded brussels sprouts is a new favorite recipe for a savory side dish. Seriously you just need to give me a fork. This side dish can be made super quick. Each bite is packed with flavor, cooked with garlic and served with crispy bacon that is smoky and crispy.

Why this recipe works

This recipe for shredded brussels sprouts is a delicious side dish that is perfect with almost any meat-based main meal. Brussels sprouts usually get negative reviews, yet they can be amazing when properly cooked. If you cook them in sauteed form, or roast like my parmesan-roasted Brussels Sprouts or even air-fried these little cabbages are bursting with flavor. Shaved Brussels sprouts are a great accompaniment to a weeknight dinner, dinner party or even a festive meal.


1 1/2 pounds brussels sprouts

Six slices of bacon (I employed applewood)

1 cup of white onions chopped

3 cloves of garlic chopped

salt and pepper as desired


Utilizing a sharp knife, cut off the stem at the ends of the spouts for brussels. Then, carefully cut them as thin as is possible.

Cook a skillet over medium temperature. Cut the bacon into pieces and cook until crisp. Utilizing tongs or a spoon, transfer the bacon the bacon to a towel, leaving the bacon grease to rest.

Add the onions to the bacon grease and cook for 2 to 3 minutes, then add the garlic and brussels sprouts Mix in the bacon grease and simmer for about 3-4 mins. Add salt and pepper according to your preference.

Serve warm!


1. Shaved brussels sprouts – You can do this by hand using a mandolin , or a food processor.

2. Cut bacon in bite-sized chunks prior to frying.

3. Include pine nuts for an added crunchy taste.

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