Brussels Sprouts and Bacon Flatbread Recipe

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Amber Published: January 28, 2021 Modified: June 1, 2021

How To Make Brussels Sprouts and Bacon Flatbread

This Brussels Sprouts and Bacon Flatbread recipe reveals the secret to a flavorful appetizer with Parmesan on top for an ooey-gooey cheesy finish!

Preparation: 5 minutes
Cooking: 25 minutes
Total: 30 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • 2slicesthick-cut bacon,diced
  • 8ozbrussels sprouts,thinly-sliced with ends trimmed and discarded
  • 1small red onion,peeled and thinly sliced
  • 4garlic cloves,peeled and thinly-sliced
  • 2pcsflatbread
  • 1tbspolive oil
  • 1cupshredded mozzarella cheese
  • 2ozcrumbled goat cheese,blue cheese or feta cheese
  • balsamic glaze,store-bought or homemade*

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.

  2. Fry bacon in a large saute pan over medium-high heat until cooked. Transfer bacon to a separate plate with a slotted spoon, and set aside.

  3. Meanwhile, keep about 1 tablespoon of the remaining bacon grease in the sauté pan; discard the extra if there’s too much grease in there. Stir in the Brussels sprouts, red onion, and sliced garlic then saute for about 4 to 5 minutes, stirring frequently, until the mixture is softened and the garlic is fragrant. Remove from the heat and set aside.

  4. Place the two pieces of flatbread on a large baking sheet, and brush the tops of each with olive oil. Sprinkle each piece of flatbread evenly with about ⅓ cup of Mozzarella cheese, leaving a ½-inch border around the edges of the flatbread. Then divide the Brussels mixture, bacon, and crumbled cheese evenly between the 2 pieces of flatbread, and spread them out evenly. Sprinkle with the remaining Mozzarella cheese.

  5. Bake for about 8 to 10 minutes, or until the Mozzarella has melted and the crusts are slightly golden.

  6. Remove from the oven and drizzle with the balsamic glaze. Serve immediately.

Recipe Notes

*Homemade Balsamic Glaze: Simply place ½ cup of balsamic vinegar in a small saucepan and let it simmer on the stove over medium-heat until it has reduced by half and is nice and thick and syrupy.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 220.57kcal
  • Fat: 15.29g
  • Saturated Fat: 7.43g
  • Trans Fat: 0.01g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 5.93g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.12g
  • Carbohydrates: 9.85g
  • Fiber: 1.51g
  • Sugar: 1.66g
  • Protein: 11.64g
  • Cholesterol: 36.96mg
  • Sodium: 398.83mg
  • Calcium: 218.71mg
  • Potassium: 185.89mg
  • Iron: 1.13mg
  • Vitamin A: 95.98µg
  • Vitamin C: 25.21mg
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