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aunti shirley's maple-bacon brussel sprouts

(1 rating)
Recipe by
sherry monfils
worcester, MA

I never liked brussel sprouts until my aunt made these for me.

(1 rating)
yield 6 serving(s)
prep time 15 Min
cook time 15 Min

Ingredients For aunti shirley's maple-bacon brussel sprouts

  • 2
    10 oz pkgs brussel sprouts, trimmed
  • 1
    6 oz bag pearl onions, red if you can get them, peeled
  • 6 slice
    maple-flavored bacon
  • 1/4 c
    chicken broth
  • 2 Tbsp
    lemon juice
  • 2 Tbsp
    pure maple syrup
  • 2 tsp
    fresh thyme, chopped

How To Make aunti shirley's maple-bacon brussel sprouts

  • 1
    In medium pot, over high heat, cook brussel sprouts and pearl onions in boiling water for about 3 mins. Drain.
  • 2
    In skillet, over med-high heat, cook bacon until crisp. Remove bacon from skillet onto paper towels. Discard all but 2 tbsp bacon fat from skillet. Coarsely chop bacon when cooled.
  • 3
    Add to skillet, the chicken broth, lemon juice, maple syrup, thyme and brussel sprout mix. Cook 5 mins, stirring occasionally, until heated through. Season w/ salt and pepper. Sprinkle w/ chopped bacon.