Aunti Shirley's maple-bacon brussel sprouts

Aunti Shirley's Maple-bacon Brussel Sprouts

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sherry monfils


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


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15 Min
15 Min


  • 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.

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