Bacon and Brussels sprouts are an unexpected, yet perfect pair. Throw them on a pizza together, and your life will be changed forever! We sautéed the Brussels sprouts in the bacon drippings, so they would soak up more of that bacon flavor we love. When we taste-tested this recipe, all of our coworkers loved it! Trust me—there won’t be any leftovers when you make this incredible pizza.

Bacon and Brussels Sprouts Pizza

Prep Time

5 min

Cook Time

20 min

Total Time

25 min

Recipe Type: Dinner

Serving Size: 2 slices

Makes 4 servings


  • 5 pieces of bacon, chopped
  • 2 cups Brussels sprouts, shredded
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 whole wheat pizza crust
  • 1 cup Parmesan, shredded
  • ¼ red onion, diced
  • 4 ounces goat cheese
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • 1 teaspoons crushed red pepper flakes



  1. Preheat oven to 375°F.
  2. In a large, cast iron skillet, cook the bacon over medium heat until crispy. Remove to a plate, then set aside. Reserve the bacon fat.
  3. Sauté the Brussels sprouts in the bacon fat for 3–5 minutes, then set aside with the bacon.
  4. Spread the olive oil and minced garlic on top of the Whole Wheat Crust.
  5. Sprinkle the Parmesan over the pizza, then top with bacon, Brussels sprouts, purple onion, and goat cheese.
  6. Bake for 7–10 min, or until the cheese is melted.
  7. Remove from the oven, drizzle with balsamic vinegar, then sprinkle with crushed red pepper.
  8. Slice into 8 equal slices and enjoy!


Calories 510 (260 from fat)
Total fat 29g
Saturated fat 13g
Cholesterol 50mg
Sodium 940mg
Carbohydrate 43g (8g dietary fiber, 5g sugar)
Protein 25g


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