Maple Bacon Brussels Sprouts

Maple Bacon Brussels Sprouts
Maple Bacon Brussels Sprouts

Maple Bacon Brussels Sprouts

Recipes   Entrees    
Ingredients
  • 6 slices bacon, chopped
  • 1/3 cup Swerve Sweetener
  • 1 tbsp water
  • 1 tsp balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tsp maple extract
  • 1 lb Brussels sprouts, washed, trimmed, and cut in half
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 1/4 tsp red pepper flakes (optional)
Instructions
  1. Cook bacon in a large skillet over medium heat until crisp. Remove with a slotted spoon onto a paper towel-lined plate and reserve 2 tbsp of the grease in the pan.
  2. In a small saucepan, combine Swerve and water. Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring frequently. Cook until mixture darkens to amber, about 5 to 7 minutes, watching carefully so that it doesn’t burn. Remove from heat and stir in vinegar and maple extract.
  3. Bring pan with reserved bacon grease back to medium heat. Add Brussels sprouts and cook until bright green, tender, and browned in spots, 4 to 5 minutes. Stir in bacon bits and maple mixture and toss to coat. Season to taste with salt, pepper, and red pepper flakes.

Makes 4 to 6 servings.

Maple Bacon Brussels Sprouts
Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1/4 recipe

Servings 4

Calories 250
Total Fat 19g
Total Saturated Fat 19g
Cholesterol 30mg
Sodium 860mg
Total Carbs 27g
Dietary Fiber 5g
Sugars 3g
Swerve 16g
Protein 9g
Net Carbs: 6g

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