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Nutty Smashed Sprouts with Bacon

  • Author: The 4 Blades
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 6


This side dish has a great texture to it, and is a great accompaniment to our Hot Christmas Dinner. Super tasty and a great way to get a serve of sprouts.

We featured this recipe in Episode 66 of The 4 Blades podcast – Thermomix Chicken Dinner.

Recipe Tester Feedback: “A brussel sprout dish with a coconut note that brings on the comfort factor. Quite creamy and buttery yet it has crunchy bacon and almonds.” – Cindy

No: Gluten / Dairy / Egg
Contains: Nuts
*Variations: Can be made without Nuts


  • Brussels sprouts – 500g, bottoms cut off and washed
  • water – 500g
  • almonds – 50g (*omit for NF)
  • coconut cream – 100g
  • vegetable stock – 1 tsp, paste
  • nutmeg – sprinkle
  • bacon – 2 rashers, cooked until crispy and chopped up


  1. Put Brussels sprouts (500g) on the upper tray of the steaming attachment. Fill bowl with water (500g). Program 20 minutes / Steaming Temperature / Speed 2.
  2. Once cooked, empty water from bowl and dry bowl.
  3. Add almonds (50g) to bowl. Chop Speed 7 / 2 seconds.
  4. Add steamed sprouts to the bowl. Chop Speed 6 / 1 second.
  5. Add coconut cream (100g), stock paste (1 tsp), nutmeg (sprinkle) and bacon bits (2 rashers) to the bowl. Mix Reverse+Speed 4 / 3 seconds.
  6. Program 4 minutes / 90C / Reverse+Speed 2.
  7. Serve warm.


Cannot be frozen

  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 25 minutes

Keywords: Free Thermomix Recipes, LCHF, Lower Carb, Lunch & Dinner Thermomix Recipes, Thermomix Side Dishes