Bacon and Gorgonzola Brussels Sprouts


  • 3 pieces of thick cut applewood smoked bacon cut into 1/4 inch pieces
  • 16 ounces Brussels sprouts cleaned, trimmed, tough outer leaves removed, and cut in half lengthwise
  • 1 - 2 tablespoons gorgonzola crumbles


  1. Heat a cast iron skillet over medium heat, add bacon, and cook until crispy, 3-5 minutes
  2. Remove bacon to a paper towel lined plate to drain
  3. Discard all the bacon grease except 2 tablespoons - leave in pan
  4. Heat the bacon grease up to medium high and add Brussels sprouts, cook for 5 minutes, stirring often
  5. Reduce heat to low, cover and cook until softened, but still with texture, not soggy, stirring every few minutes
  6. Add gorgonzola and bacon pieces, cover and cook another couple of minutes until cheese is melted
  7. Stir and serve