Brussels Sprouts with Bacon and Pecans

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

  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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.
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