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Sweet & Sour Brussels Sprouts Recipe

Sweet & Sour Brussels Sprouts Recipe

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. YIELD:16 servings


  • 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


  • 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.

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.