Maple & Bacon Glazed Brussels Sprouts
Total TimePrep: 15 min. Cook: 20 min.
- 5 bacon strips, chopped
- 1 pound fresh Brussels sprouts, trimmed
- 3 tablespoons butter
- 1/2 cup chicken broth
- 1/4 cup chopped pecans
- 1/4 cup maple syrup
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon pepper
- In a small skillet, cook bacon over medium heat until crisp. Remove to paper towels with a slotted spoon; drain.
- Meanwhile, cut an “X” in the core of each Brussels sprout. In a large skillet, saute Brussels sprouts in butter for 4-5 minutes or until lightly browned.
- Stir in the broth, pecans, maple syrup, salt and pepper. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 5 minutes. Uncover; cook and stir 8-10 minutes longer or until Brussels sprouts are tender. Sprinkle with bacon.
Nutrition Facts3/4 cup: 273 calories, 18g fat (7g saturated fat), 32mg cholesterol, 544mg sodium, 25g carbohydrate (15g sugars, 5g fiber), 8g protein.
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Feb 6, 2019
This is a very delicious side dish! I used real bacon bits rather than chopping and cooking bacon slices, and it turned out beautifully. My husband is not a fan of Brussels sprouts, but he said they actually tasted good in this recipe.
Oct 9, 2018
Our guests raves about this dish and left with the recipe. Even my husband who normally won’t touch Brussels Sprouts loved these. Will be apart of our Thanksgiving meal for years ahead! I roasted the Brussels Sprouts first in the oven after reading the suggestion in the reviews, then followed the recipe
Mar 3, 2018
Great side dish. Loved the flavors.
Jan 28, 2018
Our son-in-law loves brussel sprouts, so once in awhile I make him some. These were so good, that the rest of the family enjoyed them. This is a keeper!
May 23, 2015
I loved the sweetness of the maple syrup paired with the saltiness of the bacon
Apr 17, 2015
Apr 11, 2015
We just didn't like the maple syrup. It was overwhelming.
Feb 23, 2015
I've made theses a different way and they were amazing , I cut the Brussels sprouts in half and roasted them at 400 until tender and slightly crispy. Sprinkled them with olive oil before roasting. And sprinkled with salt and pepper. Them after they were done I just drizzled them with regular maple syrup. We have had these sprinkled with crisp bacon and without bacon at all. Both ways are amazing!
Jan 1, 2015
This was good, but I was hoping for more of a glaze like it's made at one of our favorite restaurants. Next time I would cook in the broth then completely drain then saut? in the maple syrup until caramelized.
Dec 7, 2014
I roasted my Brussels sprouts before finishing this dish in a skillet. The roasting gave the Brussels sprouts a milder taste and helped reduce the cooking time on the stove. I followed the rest of the recipe, and we all loved it.