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Warm Asparagus and Brussels Sprouts Salad

Brussel Sprouts with Bacon

Brussel Sprouts with Bacon is a veggie-packed side dish that is easy, delicious, and takes no time to whip up. Perfect for Thanksgiving!
Course Salad
Cuisine American
Keyword brussel sprouts with bacon
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 323kcal
Author Lauren's Latest


  • 1/2 lb bacon sliced
  • 1 cup onion
  • 2 lbs brussels sprouts
  • 1 bunch asparagus
  • 1 cup pomegranate arils
  • 1/2 cup slivered almonds toasted
  • salt & pepper to taste


  • Heat up a large skillet over medium high heat. Saute bacon until crispy, 6 minutes.
    cooking bacon
  • While the bacon is cooking, wash asparagus and brussels sprouts.
    washing asparagus
  • Snap off the ends of the asparagus and chop into small pieces. Remove the outer leaves of the brussels sprouts and slice into small pieces as if to shred them.
    chopped asparagus
  • Remove bacon, leaving up to 1/4 cup grease. {If there’s any more then that, then drain it off.}
    cooking bacon
  • Stir in onion and saute about 5 minutes. Pour in prepared asparagus, brussels sprouts, salt and pepper. Saute until bright green in color and wilted, another 5 minutes.
    cooking brussel sprouts, asparagus and onions
  • Pour almonds into a clean dry pan and roast on the stove top until fragrant.
    toasting almonds
  • Remove from heat and stir in cooked bacon, pomegranate arils and toasted almonds. Toss and serve warm.
    adding other ingredients


Calories: 323kcal | Carbohydrates: 26g | Protein: 14g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 25mg | Sodium: 292mg | Potassium: 981mg | Fiber: 10g | Sugar: 10g | Vitamin A: 1721IU | Vitamin C: 137mg | Calcium: 116mg | Iron: 4mg