Caramelized Brussel Sprouts with Bacon

8
Medium
Side Dishes

Characteristics

Under 30 minutes Under 6 ingredients

Nutritional Facts Per Serving

90
Calories
4 g
Protein
8 g
Carbs
2 g
fiber
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Nutritional Facts

8
  • Amount For Serving % Daily Value
  • Calories 90
  • Lipides 5 g
    • Saturated fat  2 g
  • Cholesterol 10 mg
  • Sodium  260 mg 260 %
  • Carbs 8 g
    • fiber  2 g
    • Sugar  3 g
  • Protein 4 g

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 lb (750 g) Brussels sprouts, halved
  • 4 slices bacon, chopped
  • 1/2 tsp (2 mL) salt
  • 1/4 tsp (1 mL) pepper
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) brown sugar

Method

  1. In pot of boiling salted water, cook Brussels sprouts for 3 to 5 minutes or until tender-crisp. 
  2. Drain well; let cool and pat dry.
  3. Before serving, heat large skillet set over medium-high heat; cook bacon for 3 to 4 minutes or until just starting to crisp. 
  4. Transfer to paper towel­–lined plate. 
  5. Reserving 2 tbsp (30 mL) bacon fat in skillet, discard remaining bacon fat.
  6. Add Brussels sprouts (cut sides down), salt and pepper to skillet; cook, without stirring, for 4 or 5 minutes or until caramelized on underside and heated through. 
  7. Add brown sugar and bacon; cook for 1 minute.

Tip: For easy make-ahead, blanch Brussels sprouts and refrigerate for up to 24 hours.

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