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

Source: Diabetic Living Magazine


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Recipe Summary

30 mins
40 mins


Ingredient Checklist


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

3/4 cup each
130 calories; protein 5.5g; carbohydrates 15.5g; dietary fiber 4.5g; sugars 7g; fat 6.3g; saturated fat 1.1g; cholesterol 3.8mg; vitamin a iu 856IU; vitamin c 98.3mg; folate 70.2mcg; calcium 52.7mg; iron 1.7mg; magnesium 27.7mg; potassium 465.4mg; sodium 168.4mg; added sugar 4.3g.

2 vegetables, 1 fat, 1/2 other carbohydrate