Brussels sprouts are a perfect side-dish to any meal, especially when they are drizzled in honey and topped with bacon.

Diabetic Living Magazine
Source: Diabetic Living Magazine


Recipe Summary

30 mins
40 mins


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Instructions Checklist
  • In a 12-inch skillet combine Brussels sprouts, water and 1/4 teaspoon of salt. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, covered, 5 to 7 minutes or until tender. Drain in a colander.

  • In same skillet cook bacon over medium 5 to 6 minutes or until crisp. Drain bacon on paper towels; drain fat from skillet.

  • Add oil, shallot and garlic to skillet; cook 3 to 4 minutes or until shallot is tender. Whisk in vinegar, 1 tablespoon honey, mustard, pepper and the remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt. Cook, uncovered, 6 to 8 minutes or until slightly thick. Stir in sprouts; heat through.

  • Sprinkle Brussels sprout mixture with bacon and drizzle with the remaining 1 tablespoon honey.


Tip: If desired, you can substitute red wine vinegar for cider vinegar.

Nutrition Facts

130 calories; protein 5.5g 11% DV; carbohydrates 15.5g 5% DV; exchange other carbs 1; dietary fiber 4.5g 18% DV; sugars 7g; fat 6.3g 10% DV; saturated fat 1.1g 6% DV; cholesterol 3.8mg 1% DV; vitamin a iu 856IU 17% DV; vitamin c 98.3mg 164% DV; folate 70.2mcg 18% DV; calcium 52.7mg 5% DV; iron 1.7mg 10% DV; magnesium 27.7mg 10% DV; potassium 465.4mg 13% DV; sodium 168.4mg 7% DV; added sugar 4.3g.

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Best brussel sprout recipe we've ever had. Made it Keto by using monk fruit extract vs honey. Delicious!!! Read More