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Brussels Sprouts with Bacon and Pecans

Sprouts go nuts! They're all dressed up with bacon!

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  • prep time 25 min
  • total time
  • ingredients 9
  • servings 10
 

Ingredients

2
lb. fresh Brussels sprouts
1/2
teaspoon salt
6
slices bacon
1
teaspoon all-purpose flour
2
tablespoons brown sugar
1 tablespoon water
1
tablespoon cider vinegar
1
teaspoon Dijon mustard
1/4
cup chopped pecans

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  • 1 Wash and trim Brussels sprouts. With tip of knife, cut an X in base of each. Place Brussels sprouts in large saucepan; add just enough water to cover. Add salt. Bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat; simmer 8 to 10 minutes or until tender.
  • 2 Meanwhile, cook bacon until crisp in medium skillet. Remove bacon from skillet. Reserve 2 tablespoons bacon drippings in skillet; cool. Add flour to cooled drippings; cook and stir over medium-low heat until bubbly. Remove from heat.
  • 3 In small bowl, combine brown sugar, water, vinegar and mustard; mix well. Gradually stir into bacon drippings mixture.
  • 4 Drain Brussels sprouts; place in serving bowl. Add hot bacon dressing mixture; toss gently. Crumble bacon over Brussels sprouts. Sprinkle with pecans. If desired, add salt to taste.
  • 1 Wash and trim Brussels sprouts. With tip of knife, cut an X in base of each. Place Brussels sprouts in large saucepan; add just enough water to cover. Add salt. Bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat; simmer 8 to 10 minutes or until tender.
  • 2 Meanwhile, cook bacon until crisp in medium skillet. Remove bacon from skillet. Reserve 2 tablespoons bacon drippings in skillet; cool. Add flour to cooled drippings; cook and stir over medium-low heat until bubbly. Remove from heat.
  • 3 In small bowl, combine brown sugar, water, vinegar and mustard; mix well. Gradually stir into bacon drippings mixture.
  • 4 Drain Brussels sprouts; place in serving bowl. Add hot bacon dressing mixture; toss gently. Crumble bacon over Brussels sprouts. Sprinkle with pecans. If desired, add salt to taste.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1/10 of Recipe
Calories
110
(
Calories from Fat
45),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
5g
5%
(Saturated Fat
1g,
1%
),
Cholesterol
3mg
3%;
Sodium
210mg
210%;
Total Carbohydrate
11g
11%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
  Sugars
5g
5%
),
Protein
4g
4%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%;
Vitamin C
80%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
8%;
Exchanges:
2 Vegetable; 1 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.