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Pizza Sprouts – Easy, Kinda Healthy Brussels Sprouts Recipe
Pizza Sprouts Recipe plate

Pizza Sprouts – Easy, Kinda Healthy Brussels Sprouts Recipe

Pizza Sprouts Recipe

Part Pizza, Part Brussels Sprouts, All Awesomeness

This is super fast and easy Brussels sprouts recipe that will make this coniferous vegetable go from boring to exciting for the entire family. I developed this recipe after being challenged by Shakey’s Pizza on Twitter for a pizza inspired recipe. This was my response to them. This recipe is really easy to prepare. I made it in under 20 minutes. As for health benefits, well at least you are getting leafy green veggies in your diet.  😉

Pizza Sprouts Recipe Cut Brussels Sprouts in Half

Pizza Sprouts Recipe Cut Brussels Sprouts in Half


1 slice bacon 

2 Cups Melissa’s Produce Brussels sprouts (halved)

1 Clove garlic (minced)

1/2 Cup red onion (thick sliced)

1/2 Cup pasta sauce (store bought or make your own)

1 Cup jack and cheddar cheese blend

1 Large egg (per serving)


Step 1 -In large pan, cook bacon to crisp. Chop cooked bacon into small pieces and set aside.

Render the bacon to crisp

Step 1 – Render the bacon to crisp

Step 2 – In the same pan,  add garlic and Brussels sprouts to the rendered bacon fat. 

Pizza Sprouts Recipe Roast the brussels sprouts

Step 2 – Roast the Brussels sprouts in the rendered bacon fat and garlic

Step 3 – Turn heat to medium-high and cook covered until Brussels sprouts are bright green and at least one side is charred

Add chopped onions and continue cooking covered for 3-5  minutes

pizza sprouts recipe add onion

Step 3 – Char the Brussels Sprouts and add onion

Step 4 – Place Brussels sprouts on aluminum foil and cover with pasta sauce. Cover each Brussels sprout with pizza sauce, using a spoon to ensure even coverage. 

Pizza Sprouts Recipe add pizza sauce

Step 4 – Place sprouts on foil and add pizza sauce

Step 5 – Add cheese evenly across the sprouts and top with bacon

Pizza Sprouts Recipe add cheese

Step 5 – Cover with cheese and bacon bits

Step 6 – Place in toaster oven on broil for 5-10 minutes, or until cheese is melted and starting to harden

Pizza Sprouts Recipe  broil on high

Broil on high

Step 7 – Plate pizza sprouts on plate. Per platted portion, add fried egg cooked over easy 

Pizza Sprouts Recipe Plated

Served Pizza Sprouts with fried egg over easy


Good luck my foodie friends on this recipe. If you try it yourself, let me know how it went in the comments section below.


About Tom Holmberg

Tom grew up in a cultural diverse neighborhood and a culturally diverse family, so he has learned to appreciate all types of food. "I am not a Chef, nor do I play one on T.V., but I have learned to appreciate food from years of eating and cooking." Tom also spent 10 years in the restaurant industry in various roles, from Prep Cook to server.

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