A small amount of bacon goes a long way to flavor these very thinly sliced Brussels sprouts--the results may even win over sprout skeptics.

EatingWell Test Kitchen
Source: EatingWell Magazine, October/November 2006


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Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Cook bacon in a large skillet over medium heat, turning once, until crisp, 5 to 7 minutes. Drain on a paper towel. Crumble.

  • Add onion and salt to the drippings in the pan. Cook over medium heat, stirring often, until tender and browned, about 3 minutes. Add water and mustard and scrape up any browned bits. Add Brussels sprouts and cook, stirring often, until tender, 4 to 6 minutes. Stir in vinegar and top with the crumbled bacon.

Nutrition Facts

33 calories; protein 1.9g; carbohydrates 6.9g; dietary fiber 2.1g; sugars 2.2g; fat 0.3g; saturated fat 0.1g; vitamin a iu 479.5IU; vitamin c 40.3mg; folate 42.2mcg; calcium 29.5mg; iron 0.8mg; magnesium 15.4mg; potassium 237mg; sodium 122.8mg; thiamin 0.1mg.

Reviews (4)

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4 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 2
  • 4 star values: 1
  • 3 star values: 0
  • 2 star values: 1
  • 1 star values: 0
Rating: 5 stars
We love this recipe. We've been making it for a couple years now and even diehard Brussel Sprout haters love it. Read More
Rating: 2 stars
Not so good I made this exactly as instructed and the vinegar ruined it. I think it would have been great up until that point. It tasted like hot coleslaw. Gross. Pros: BACON Cons: too much vinegar Read More
Rating: 4 stars
quite decent actually. I'm not a huge lover of sprouts so I always look for another way to use them. This works pretty well..... Read More
Rating: 5 stars
Very good and easy to make. Even my husband who hates Brussel sprouts liked this version. I did add a little more salt than called for and pepper. Read More