Warm Bacon-Balsamic Brussels Sprouts


1 pound Brussels sprouts (5 cups of whole Brussels sprouts)

6 slices bacon or turkey bacon, chopped (I used Oscar Meyer Center) see shopping tips

1 teaspoon garlic, minced

½ cup dried cranberries

¼ cup almonds, sliced thin, slivered or chopped

Small pinch of red pepper flakes

A little salt and pepper, to taste

3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar


1. Slice each Brussels sprout into very thin slices. Set aside.

2. In a large nonstick pan, add chopped bacon. Cook and stir often until crisp. Add garlic and sauté for 1 minute. Add in Brussels sprouts, cranberries, almonds, a pinch of red pepper flakes and a little salt and pepper. Mix well. Sauté for about 2 minutes. Mix in balsamic vinegar and sauté until the sprouts are soft.

Makes 5 cups total. Each serving 1 cup

Nutrition Facts

for 1 cup serving

128 calories

4g fat

1g sat fat

3mg chol

7g protein

20g carbs

5g fiber

106mg sod

10g sugar

SmartPoints value : 3