Gluten Free Blue Cheese and Bacon Brussels Sprouts Recipe

Crumbled blue cheese and crispy bacon make delicious partners for caramelized Brussels sprouts in this boldly flavored, heart-healthy recipe. Create a mouthwatering appetizer that cooks up in less than 30 minutes.
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Ingredients
Recipe yields 12 servings
1 lb Brussels sprouts, trimmed and halved
2 Tbsp olive oil
1/4 tsp salt
Black pepper to taste
1/4 cup crumbled blue cheese
4 slices turkey bacon, cooked and crumbled (gluten free if needed)
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Directions
Step 1

Preheat oven to 375°.

Step 2

In a bowl, toss the Brussels sprouts with the oil, salt and pepper. Arrange the Brussels sprouts on a baking sheet halved side down and roast for 10 to 12 minutes.

Step 3

Remove from the oven and turn all the Brussels sprouts halved side up. Top each Brussels sprout half with about 1/4 teaspoon blue cheese and some bacon crumbles.

Step 4

Return to the oven and bake for 10 to 12 minutes, or until lightly browned. Remove from oven and let cool. Serve with toothpicks inserted in center.

Prep Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 12
Calories: 56
Make this for: Heart Healthy
Dietary Review:
Jane Schwartz, RDN, CLT
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Nutrition facts
Serving Size: 4 pieces
Per serving:
calories:56
total fat:4g
sat fat:0g
cholesterol:6mg
sodium:140mg
total carb:4g
fibers:2g
proteins:0g

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About This Healthy Recipe

Blue cheese, bacon, and Brussels sprouts, oh my. This gluten free blue cheese and bacon appetizer is sure to satisfy the guests and have them asking for seconds… or thirds. This recipe is not just delicious but it is also simple and easy to make. The recipe only calls for 6 ingredients making for a quick and easy appetizer. In addition to being both simple and delicious, this recipe is also a great option for those who face dietary restrictions. These blue cheese bites contain absolutely no saturated fat, and just 140mg of sodium per serving, making them a deliciously heart healthy option. When it seems like this recipe cant get any better, it does! Containing just 56 calories and 4g of carbohydrates per serving, this recipe is also a diabetic friendly option too! Perfect for game day, get togethers and holidays, this appetizer is perfect for any occasion, enjoy!

Review for Gluten Free Blue Cheese and Bacon Brussels Sprouts

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Adam Fisher
These brussels sprouts almost did not make it to the party I was bringing them to! The creamy and tangy blue cheese paired with the savory turkey bacon had me popping these tender brussels sprouts in my mouth like candy! If you are looking for a healthy, quick and tasty appetizer for your next party, I cannot recommend this recipe enough.

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Adam Fisher
These brussels sprouts almost did not make it to the party I was bringing them to! The creamy and tangy blue cheese paired with the savory turkey bacon had me popping these tender brussels sprouts in my mouth like candy! If you are looking for a healthy, quick and tasty appetizer for your next party, I cannot recommend this recipe enough.

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Gluten Free Blue Cheese and Bacon Brussels Sprouts Recipe

Ingredients
Recipe yields 12 servings
1 lb Brussels sprouts, trimmed and halved
2 Tbsp olive oil
1/4 tsp salt
Black pepper to taste
1/4 cup crumbled blue cheese
4 slices turkey bacon, cooked and crumbled (gluten free if needed)
Directions
Step 1

Preheat oven to 375°.

Step 2

In a bowl, toss the Brussels sprouts with the oil, salt and pepper. Arrange the Brussels sprouts on a baking sheet halved side down and roast for 10 to 12 minutes.

Step 3

Remove from the oven and turn all the Brussels sprouts halved side up. Top each Brussels sprout half with about 1/4 teaspoon blue cheese and some bacon crumbles.

Step 4

Return to the oven and bake for 10 to 12 minutes, or until lightly browned. Remove from oven and let cool. Serve with toothpicks inserted in center.

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