Brussels Sprouts Bacon Weave

Grilled Brussels Sprouts Bacon Weave

Vegetables shouldn't be boring. This bacon-weaved Brussels sprouts stalk will get you more oohs and aahs than your holiday turkey.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword brussels sprouts, thanksgiving
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 6
Calories 145 kcal
Author Christie Vanover


  • 1 stalk Brussels sprouts
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • kosher salt
  • black pepper
  • 10 cloves garlic
  • 1 lemon
  • 6 strips bacon


  1. Heat the smoker or grill to 375F degrees with indirect heat.

  2. Drizzle the olive oil, salt and pepper over the entire stalk of sprouts.
  3. Peel the garlic and slice each clove. Tuck the cloves into the sprouts.
  4. Cut the lemon in half. Save one half for later. Slice the other half into small slices and tuck into the sprouts.
  5. Slice the bacon in half vertically. Weave the strips of bacon around the cloves throughout the stalk.
  6. Place the stalk on the grill and cook for 45 minutes to an hour, until the sprouts are soft.
  7. Squeeze the remaining lemon over the entire stalk.

Nutrition Facts
Grilled Brussels Sprouts Bacon Weave
Amount Per Serving
Calories 145 Calories from Fat 117
% Daily Value*
Fat 13g20%
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Cholesterol 14mg5%
Sodium 146mg6%
Potassium 88mg3%
Carbohydrates 3g1%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin C 11.2mg14%
Calcium 14mg1%
Iron 0.3mg2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.