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What to Serve with Brussels Sprouts and Bacon – 20 Great Recipes

Are you wondering what to serve with brussels sprouts and bacon? We’ve got the perfect pairing for you, with 20 specially selected recipes from top bloggers that go beautifully with this tasty dish.

Perhaps you’ve tried our popular Pan-Fried Brussel Sprouts with Bacon and Balsamic Vinegar, an easy side dish or main course that makes even non-vegetable lovers swoon. The combination of tender roasted sprouts, crispy bacon, and a splash of sweet-tangy Balsamic is amazing!

Brussels sprouts with bacon in a cast iron skillet.

Our recipe features perfectly-steamed tender sprouts cooked in a large skillet on the stovetop in a single layer. The addition of bacon, garlic, and Balsamic vinegar means it will be one of your family’s favorite side dishes!

With the help of top food bloggers, we’ve created a roundup of the most delicious ways to enjoy this brussels sprouts recipe. From steaks to pork chops to salmon you’ll find something for everyone so you can create the tastiest meals around this delicious side dish.

Honey pork chops, air fryer chicken cordon bleu, glazed salmon and brussels sprouts with bacon.

What to Eat with Brussel Sprouts and Bacon

1. Easy Honey Garlic Pork Chops – She’s Not Cookin’

A honey-garlic marinade coats these juicy pork chops and caramelizes beautifully for an easy weeknight meal. Serve these delectable chops with roasted brussel sprouts for a perfect pairing the whole family will love.
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2. Garlic Butter Steak Bites with Potatoes – Dizzy Busy and Hungry

Garlic Butter Steak Bites and Potatoes are super easy to make and ready in only 20 minutes. The first time you try these tasty bites, you’ll be hooked! The dish is prepared in one large cast iron skillet, so cleanup is a breeze.
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3. Air Fryer Chicken Cordon Bleu – The Sassy Foodie

This air fryer chicken cordon bleu is one of the best ways to cook a mess-free, weeknight friendly version of a classic chicken dinner. Ready in 30 minutes!
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4. Denver Steak with Red Chimichurri Sauce – Aubrey’s Kitchen

Denver steak with red chimichurri sauce.
Denver steak is a flavorful and juicy steak cut, similar to a flank steak (or a cross between a ribeye and New York strip). Learn how to cook or grill a Denver steak cut to perfection and top with an herbaceous red chimichurri sauce. One of the best things to pair with oven roasted brussels sprouts!
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5. Crispy German Schnitzel with Alpine Fondue Sauce – Food Worth Feed

This German Schnitzel recipe can be made with pork, chicken, turkey or veal! Serve it with our yummy schnitzel sauce: Alpine Cheese Fondue! The flavors are a delicious match for fresh brussels sprouts with balsamic reduction.
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6. Honey Garlic Glazed Salmon – I Food Real

Honey Garlic Salmon is the best salmon recipe for busy weeknights! This 20 minute dinner comes together in one pan and is crazy good!
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7. The Easiest Peppercorn Crusted Roast Beef – I Like Hot Keto

This 4 ingredient pepper crusted roast beef recipe is super easy – cooked at high heat for a short time, no fussing with temperature changing, foiling or basting: set and forget (until ready!
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8. Ricotta and Spinach Stuffed Chicken Breasts – Little Pans

Try this ricotta and spinach stuffed chicken, it’s an easy recipe that combines 3 simple ingredients topped with parmesan cheese. The delicious flavor goes so well with an irresistible side dish like our bacon brussels sprouts recipe.
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9. Crockpot Philly Cheesesteak – Princess Pinky Girl

Crockpot Philly Cheesesteak sandwiches on toasted buns.
This Crockpot Philly Cheesesteak recipe is easy to make any night of the week. With just one bite of these tender, cheesy, steak-filled sandwiches, you’ll feel like you just stepped into a restaurant in Philly!
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10. Garlic Herb Butter Roasted Chicken in a Dutch Oven (Dutch Oven Chicken)

Crispy skin, delicious flavour, and oh so moist, this Garlic Herb Butter Roast Chicken in a Dutch Oven is a great recipe that’s so good during winter months (or any time of year)!
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11. Easy Bacon Weave Meatloaf – BENSA Bacon Lovers Society

close up photo of bacon weave meatloaf on a white platter, with one sliice cut on the left side
This homemade bacon weave meatloaf recipe features the tastiest mix of ground beef, peppers, onions and seasonings. It's topped with crispy bacon, glazed with BBQ sauce, and baked to perfection!
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12. Honey Baked Ham Recipe (Copycat) – Lemon Blossoms

This copycat Honey Baked Ham recipe is a great addition to your dinner table or holiday menu. It’s a perfect match for a simple side dish like our brussels sprouts bacon recipe. Oven, Crock pot and Instant Pot directions provided.
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13. Crispy Chicken Cutlets – My Therapist Cooks

Crispy chicken cutlets can be baked in a hot oven or pan-fried. Keep these in the freezer and cook right from frozen for a delicious healthy freezer meal.
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14. Grilled Steak with Beer Marinade and Salsa Fresca – A Taste for Travel

The best way to add flavor to your grilled steaks is with a classic beer steak marinade. This recipe features the delicious combination of craft beer and balsamic vinegar to tenderize the meat and boost the flavor.
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15. Slow Cooker Turkey – Black People’s Recipes

Slow cooker turkey helps your holiday be fuss-free, and tastes amazing with crispy brussels sprouts and salty bacon. Perfect for Christmas dinner or holidays, sit back and let your crock pot do the work!
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16. Smoked Beef Short Ribs – The Short Order Cook

The best way to make beef short ribs is in the smoker. This amazing recipe for smoking them makes for tender fall-off-the-bone meat and the perfect crust.
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17. Cajun Honey Butter Salmon – Lauren From Scratch

Cajun honey butter salmon has a sweet and spicy honey butter glaze over salmon coated in cajun spices. This easy recipe is ready in under 15 minutes!
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18. Slow Cooker Beef and Noodles Recipe – Simply Stacie

Slow Cooker Beef and Noodles is a hearty crockpot dinner perfect for busy weeknights. This easy comfort food recipe is a classic family meal.
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19. Cornish Hens with Rosemary Wine Sauce – Food Meanderings

This Weight Watchers Friendly Cornish Hens recipe is easy enough for a weeknight but special enough for a holiday dinner. Fresh herbs pair with a wine sauce for a great main course that holds its own with a flavorful side dish like easy brussels sprouts with balsamic glaze.
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20. Slow Cooker Honey Garlic Chicken (Healthy, Gluten-Free, Paleo) – Strength and Sunshine

Packed with flavor, super easy, & healthy, this Slow Cooker Honey Garlic Chicken is gluten-free, paleo, allergy-free and has no soy sauce, ketchup or sesame!
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About Eliza & BENSA

BENSA was founded by bacon expert Eliza Cross, author of more than a dozen cookbooks. She has written three bacon cookbooks including the award-winning Bacon Beans and Beer, the bestselling 101 Things to Do With Bacon, and the popular sequel 101 More Things to Do With Bacon. Learn more about BENSA...

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