Sweet & Sour Brussels Sprouts

Total Time

Prep: 10 min. Cook: 25 min.


16 servings

Updated: Oct. 02, 2022
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


  • 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.

Nutrition Facts

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