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Bacon Brussels Sprouts

It's just like you have an in-house sous-chef when you use frozen Brussels sprouts

December 13th, 2015

Recipe by Leeanne Wright

"I liked this combination of ingredients. It was very simple and straightforward. As far as Brussels sprouts go, it's the best recipe we've ever had." –Kim and James Phelps, parents of Landon, 17, Tristan, 15, and Drew, 13, Lockport, MAN.
Servings
8
Prep Time
20 minutes
Ingredients
  • 1 kg frozen Brussels sprouts, defrosted and drained
  • 1/2 cup low-sodium chicken stock
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 8 slices pre-cooked bacon, chopped
  • 2 tbsp cider vinegar
Directions
  1. Place sprouts in a single layer on a baking pan with chicken stock and broil 5 inches from heat source until stock is almost evaporated, about 6 minutes.

  2. Add olive oil and stir. Sprinkle bacon over top and continue to broil until bacon is crisp and sprouts are brown on the edges, about 8 minutes. Shake pan after about 4 minutes to prevent burning.

  3. Carefully add vinegar (it will bubble when it hits the hot pan). Swirl around to coat sprouts and bacon. Season with salt (check first because bacon adds saltiness) and freshly ground pepper.

Nutrients Per Serving

110 calories, 6.0 g fat, 32.7 mg calcium, 151.7 mg sodium, 10.0 g carbs, 4.8 g fibre, 6.9 g protein; excellent source of folate and vitamin C.

Bacon Brussels Sprouts
Photo by James Tse

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