Maple brussels sprouts

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PREP TIME

15 min

TOTAL TIME

30 min

Serves

6

Maple brussels sprouts

Photo, Erik Putz.

Step 1 can be done up to 6 hours in advance. Finish sprouts in the pan just before serving.


Ingredients

  • 1 kg brussels sprouts , trimmed and halved
  • 6 slices bacon , finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 2 tbsp butter

Instructions

  • BOIL a large pot of water. Add brussels sprouts and cook until bright green, 1 to 3 min. Drain and transfer to a large bowl of ice water. Once cool, drain well and pat dry with a kitchen towel.
  • HEAT a very large non-stick frying pan over medium-high. Add bacon. Cook until bacon is crisp, about 5 min. Using a slotted spoon, transfer bacon to a paper-towel-lined plate.
  • DISCARD all but 2 tbsp of fat in pan. Add brussels sprouts. Cook until golden-brown, stirring often, 6 to 8 min. Remove from heat.
  • STIR in maple syrup, butter and reserved bacon, until coated.

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 200,
  • Protein
  • 7 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 21 g,
  • Fat
  • 12 g,
  • Fibre
  • 6 g,
  • Sodium
  • 235 mg.
  • Excellent source of
  • Vitamin C