Foodie Friday: Grilled Bacon, Brussels Sprouts + Mushroom Kabobs


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Grilled Bacon, Brussels Sprouts and Mushroom Kabobs

Today our theme is “Hot Off the Grill” and while normally I would associate that phrase with a juicy steak or chicken or some burgers, today I decided to try something a little different. 

Before today, I can honestly say that I’ve never grilled bacon so I wasn’t exactly sure how it would turn out but, there’s a first for everything, right?! Let me tell you something, bacon is SO much easier to make bacon on the grill.  It doesn’t smoke and gives it a nice, slow cooked crisp. 

You don’t even need to season the mushrooms or Brussels sprouts prior to skewing them because the bacon gives it all the flavor it needs.  This dish is quick to make and a perfect side for a BBQ party or get together.  It’s sure to be a hit… I mean, it’s vegetable wrapped in BACON.  #DELICIOUS. 

BACON, BRUSSELS + MUSHROOM KABOBS 

Grilled Bacon, Brussels Sprouts and Mushrooms Kabobs

bacon brussels and mushroom

 

bacon, brussels, mushroom kabobs

bacon brussels mushroom kabobs


 

RECIPE

Ingredients: 

  • 1 bag of Brussels sprouts, gently steamed
  • 1 package of bacon (gluten, nitrate free) 
  • 1 8oz package of button mushrooms, washed
  • Wooden or metal skewers 

 

Directions: 

  1. Soak wooden skewers if using. 
  2. Heat grill. 
  3. Weave bacon, Brussels sprouts and mushrooms on each skewer. Be careful to be gentle with the mushrooms, as they may break. 
  4. Place on heated grill turning after about 5 minutes. 
  5. Remove and DEVOUR! :) 
You might also like:  Foodie Friday: Grilled Zucchini and Eggplant Napoleon

NOTE: I made about 4 skewers but you can make as many as the amount of your ingredients will allow! 


 

 

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32 Comments

Michelle
Reply July 24, 2015

Mmmm...bacon! Love this combo and love the bacon on the grill experiment! Looks delicious!
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    aelicatese
    Reply July 24, 2015

    It was so good! :)

Mary Beth Jackson
Reply July 24, 2015

I would have never thought to put Brussel sprouts on the grill - I am so trying this over the weekend !

    aelicatese
    Reply July 24, 2015

    Do it up and let me know what you think! ;)

Susie @ SuzLyfe
Reply July 24, 2015

DEVOUR is right! Grilled bacon is the bomb. Bacon and brussels is a perfect combo, and I love grilled mushrooms. Need.
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    aelicatese
    Reply July 24, 2015

    Seriously, they are a match made in heaven!

Deborah @ Confessions of a Mother Runner
Reply July 24, 2015

Those look very pretty! Great for a party
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    aelicatese
    Reply July 24, 2015

    Thanks! It really is great for a party- quick and easy!

Sarah
Reply July 24, 2015

Oh my oldest daughter and husband would be in heaven with these!
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    aelicatese
    Reply July 24, 2015

    It was pretty heavenly ;)

Liz
Reply July 24, 2015

Bacon + anything = awesome! These look great :)
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    aelicatese
    Reply July 24, 2015

    Right?! Bacon makes everything better :)

Julie @ Running in a Skirt
Reply July 24, 2015

Love your pictures!

    aelicatese
    Reply July 24, 2015

    Thank you!!!

Dannii @ Hungry Healthy Happy
Reply July 24, 2015

I LOVE that you have combined bacon and brussels sprouts. They are a match made in heaven in my option, and that's a creative way of combining them.

    aelicatese
    Reply July 24, 2015

    Thanks! They are a match made in heaven and the smokiness from the grill made it that much better!

Kimberly
Reply July 24, 2015

Bacon makes everything better lol

    aelicatese
    Reply July 24, 2015

    It really, really does! ;)

Farrah
Reply July 24, 2015

Great minds think alike indeed! I think I still have a pack of brussels sprouts that I need to use up, so heeeello!! :P This looks delish! <3

    aelicatese
    Reply July 24, 2015

    Slap it on the grill with some bacon and you're all set! :)

Nicole @ Fitful Focus
Reply July 24, 2015

ER MEH GERDDD get in my belly!
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    aelicatese
    Reply July 26, 2015

    It was delish :P

Ivanna
Reply July 24, 2015

These look yummy! I have never tried Brussels spouts this would be a good way to try them for the first time!
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    Reply July 26, 2015

    Uh, yeah! Try it out, girlfriend! ;)

Ange @ Cowgirl Runs
Reply July 24, 2015

Oh my goodness that sounds amazing! I'll bet a drizzle with balsamic would be unbelievable!
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    aelicatese
    Reply July 26, 2015

    Oh my that's a great idea!

Sue @ This Mama Runs for Cupcakes
Reply July 25, 2015

These look amazing, but I think I would leave out the mushrooms :)

    aelicatese
    Reply July 26, 2015

    It would be great with just the Brussels and bacon! :)

GiGi Eats Celebrities
Reply July 25, 2015

OMG OMG OMG OMG!!!!!! BEST FRIGGING IDEA EVER!!!!! BUT FOR REAL!

    aelicatese
    Reply July 26, 2015

    Hahaha, aw thanks! It really was SO good! :)

Abby @ BackAtSquareZero
Reply July 27, 2015

Love kabobs, but never thought to do bacon. I always do chicken or steak. Thanks for the idea.
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    aelicatese
    Reply July 27, 2015

    It was fun to do something different :)

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