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Sweet & Sour Brussels Sprouts Recipe
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Sweet & Sour Brussels Sprouts Recipe

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This side dish has a nice sweet-and-sour balance, and bacon adds a tasty accent. Sprout lovers will definitely approve of this flavorful treatment. —Barbara McCalley, Allison Park, Pennsylvania
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Cook: 25 min.
MAKES:16 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Cook: 25 min.
MAKES: 16 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 pound sliced bacon, diced
  • 4 packages (16 ounces each) frozen brussels sprouts, thawed
  • 1 medium onion, finely chopped
  • 1/3 cup cider vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup equals 126 calories, 7 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 10 mg cholesterol, 351 mg sodium, 12 g carbohydrate, 5 g fiber, 6 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 lean meat, 1 vegetable, 1/2 starch, 1/2 fat.

Directions

  1. In a Dutch oven, cook bacon over medium heat until crisp. Using a slotted spoon, remove to paper towels to drain.
  2. In the drippings, saute brussels sprouts and onion until crisp-tender. Add the vinegar, sugar, salt, mustard and pepper. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 4-5 minutes or until sprouts are tender. Stir in bacon. Yield: 16 servings.
Originally published as Sweet & Sour Brussels Sprouts in Taste of Home October/November 2008, p53

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup equals 126 calories, 7 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 10 mg cholesterol, 351 mg sodium, 12 g carbohydrate, 5 g fiber, 6 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 lean meat, 1 vegetable, 1/2 starch, 1/2 fat.

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Reviewed Jan. 10, 2014

Had to try these because I definitely was not a fan of brussel sprouts. After reading the recipe, thot these might just taste good. I was sooooo right!!!!!! I love them! My husband can't stand the smell when I'm cooking them(don't know what that's all about). He is not a big veggie eater and won't even try these. His loss. As another reviewer stated, these are even better a day or two later. I took some to a co-worker once and he said, 'You're a pretty good cook'. I usually double the batch and freeze most of them. Definitely a keeper!!!

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Reviewed Oct. 24, 2011

These are REALLY good. I actually think they taste better after a day or two-- flavors have more time to meld or something. A great "make ahead" for Thanksgiving. I could eat a whole bowl of these and I am not a hug fan of brussel sprouts...

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