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oven baked brussels sprouts gratin with bacon and cranberries

Recipe: Brussels sprouts gratin with bacon and cranberries

Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 1 hr 5 mins
Course Main Course, Main Dish, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 4 people


  • 140 g bacon
  • 450 g brussels sprouts (=1 lb)
  • 1 shallot
  • salt
  • black pepper
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 250 ml cream (=1 cup)
  • 100 g cheddar shredded
  • 100 ml cranberries


  • Preheat oven to 200°C (400°F)
  • Take away the outer leaves of the Brussel sprouts and chop off the stem, then split them in half in the direction so that they still hold together.
  • Fry the bacon until crisp then chop it coarsely and put aside
  • Chop the onion finely then fry it and the brussels sprouts for around 10 min. Add salt and pepper together with the lemon juice at the end
  • Transfer sprouts and half the cheese to a baking dish and toss with the cranberries
  • Pour the cream on top then sprinkle with the bacon and remaining cheese
  • Bake for around 15-20 min until cheese is bubbly and starts to brown