Creamy Cauliflower Bacon Garlic Brussel Sprouts

Creamy bacon brussel sprouts in cauliflower cream sauce! This dish is outstanding all on it's own or can be paired with another side of greens. It's a family favorite! Gluten free, dairy free, paleo, and whole30.
Creamy Cauliflower Bacon Garlic Brussel Sprouts

INGREDIENTS

  1. 2 lbs brussel sprouts trim ends and cut in half
  2. 4-6 pieces bacon

Cream Sauce

  1. 2 1/2 cup cauliflower rice
  2. 1 cup full fat canned coconut milk
  3. 3 medium garlic cloves
  4. 2 tablespoons nutritional yeast
  5. 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  6. 1 teaspoon sea salt to taste
  7. 1/2 teaspoon fresh cracked black pepper to taste

INSTRUCTIONS

  • Cook bacon as directed on packaging until crispy then cut into bacon bits.
  • Steam brussel sprouts for 5-8 minutes until soft, but not mushy. Then drain excess water.
  • In a small sauce pan steam cauliflower rice in 1" water for 5-8 minutes until soft, then drain excess water. Blend cauliflower and ingredients for sauce in a high speed blender until smooth. Pour sauce into saucepan and simmer for 10 minutes (stirring on occasion).