Maple and Bacon Glazed Brussels Sprouts
“For special meals, here’s a fantastic side dish that even children will love. The sweet maple syrup and smoky bacon complement the Brussels sprouts perfectly.” —Jan Valdez, Chicago, Illinois
Photo: Taste of Home
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- 5 bacon strips chopped
- 1 lb fresh Brussels sprouts trimmed
- 3 tbsp butter
- 1/2 cup chicken broth
- 1/4 cup chopped pecan
- 1/4 cup maple syrup
- 1/4 tsp salt
- 1/4 tsp pepper
- In a small skillet, cook bacon over medium heat until crisp. Remove to paper towels with a slotted spoon; drain.
- Meanwhile, cut an “X” in the core of each Brussels sprout. In a large skillet, saute sprouts in butter until lightly browned, 4-5 minutes.
- Stir in the broth, pecans, maple syrup, salt and pepper. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 5 minutes. Uncover; cook and stir until Brussels sprouts are tender, 8-10 minutes longer. Sprinkle with bacon.
3/4 cup: 273 calories, 18g fat (7g saturated fat), 32mg cholesterol, 544mg sodium, 25g carbohydrate (15g sugars, 5g fiber), 8g protein.