Bacon Brussel Sprouts Gratin



    • 1 1/2 pounds brussel sprouts, halved
    • 8 oz bacon, cooked and crumbled
    • 1 cup sharp cheddar cheese, grated
    • 1/2 cup fontina cheese, grated, optional
    • 3/4 cup heavy cream
    • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
    • 1 egg
    • 1 sprig fresh rosemary, minced
    • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
    • 1 teaspoon onion powder
    • 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes, optional
    • to taste Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper

    Cooking Instructions

    Step 1
    Pre-heat oven to 400°F.
    Step 2
    Place brussel sprouts in a baking dish and toss in olive oil and season generously with salt and pepper.

    Step 3
    Roast in oven for 15-20 minutes, or until semi-softened.
    Step 4
    Meanwhile, in a large bowl, whisk together egg, heavy cream, rosemary, garlic powder, onion powder and red pepper flakes (if using), then stir in cheeses.

    Step 5
    Remove brussel sprouts from oven and add 3/4 of the bacon to the baking dish. Pour cheese mixture over the top and stir everything together, then top with remaining bacon.

    Step 6
    Reduce oven temperature to 350º, return baking dish to oven and bake for 20-25 minutes, or until cheese is bubbly and just set.

    Step 7
    Remove from oven and let cool 5 minutes before serving.