Brussels Sprouts Gratin

READY IN: 1hr
Recipe by Alliebaba

This is from a cooking magazine years ago. 1/2 my family love sprouts, the others don't. This casserole everyone likes. I add it to holiday dinners.

Top Review by kiwidutch

10 Stars! DH and I both love brussel sprouts but even so, they can get a little boring just palin boiled... OF THESE, DH said "these are the best sprouts I have ever had" and wow I could only nod my head in agreement becuase I had my mouth stuffed full of em... and went back for seconds. Easy to put together and excellent combination of flavours... Please see my rating system: a brilliant 5 stars for making our beloved sprouts exciting and new and wonderful again :) Thanks!!!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add brussels sprouts; cook until tender (about 5 minutes). Drain and rinse in cold water until cool. Cut sprouts in half and set aside.
  2. In same pot, cook bacon until browned; 4 minutes. Drain on paper towel. Remove excess fat from pot.
  3. In same pot, add onion and cook until softened; 3 to 4 minutes.
  4. Meanwhile, preheat oven to 350. Stir reserved sprouts and bacon to the onion in the pot. Stir to mix and transfer to a 1 1/2 quart casserole dish.
  5. In a bowl, combine heavy cream, salt, thyme, pepper and nutmeg. Pour over sprout mixture.
  6. Mix bread crumbs with parmesan cheese and sprinkle over the sprouts. Dot with butter.
  7. Bake until lightly browned; about 30 minutes.

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