Brussels Sprouts and Bacon Flatbread Recipe

Brussels Sprouts and Bacon Flatbread Recipe

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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