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Sweet-And-Sour Brussels Sprouts With Bacon

Photo: Oxmoor House
Prep time 5 mins
Cook time 17 mins
Yield 6 servings (serving size: 2/3 cup)


  • 1 1/4 pounds fresh Brussels sprouts, trimmed and halved lengthwise
  • 3 slices lower sodium bacon
  • 2 tablespoons dark brown sugar
  • 3 tablespoons white wine vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

Nutrition Information

  • calories 67
  • fat 2.0 g
  • satfat 0.7 g
  • protein 4.0 g
  • carbohydrate 10.2 g
  • fiber 3.5 g
  • cholesterol 4 mg
  • iron 1.2 mg
  • sodium 275 mg
  • calcium 37 mg

How to Make It

  1. Place Brussels sprouts in a large nonstick skillet; add water to cover. Bring to a boil; reduce heat, and simmer, uncovered, 5 minutes. Drain; cover and keep warm. Set aside.

  2. Cook bacon in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat until crisp. Remove bacon from skillet; crumble and set aside. Pour excess fat from skillet, reserving any brown bits; discard fat.

  3. Add sugar, vinegar, salt, and pepper to skillet, stirring to dissolve sugar. Return Brussels sprouts to skillet, and cook until thoroughly heated. Stir in reserved bacon.

Cook's Notes

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