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Brussels Sprouts with Bacon and Pecans

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Brussels Sprouts with Bacon and Pecans
  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 0 min
  • Ingredients 9
  • Servings 10
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Sprouts go nuts! They're all dressed up with bacon!
Updated Aug 1, 2005

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

Steps

  • 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

110 Calories, 5g Total Fat, 4g Protein, 11g Total Carbohydrate, 5g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1/10 of Recipe
Calories
110
Calories from Fat
45
Total Fat
5g
8%
Saturated Fat
1g
5%
Cholesterol
3mg
1%
Sodium
210mg
9%
Total Carbohydrate
11g
4%
Dietary Fiber
3g
12%
Sugars
5g
Protein
4g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%
15%
Vitamin C
80%
80%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
8%
8%
Exchanges:
2 Vegetable; 1 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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