Maple Bacon Glazed Brussels Sprouts with Toasted Pecans

Serve an easy holiday side dish that’s loaded with bright seasonal flavor. This salty sweet glazed Brussels sprout recipe is kid-friendly and finishes in about 30 minutes.

 

Maple Bacon Glazed Brussels Sprouts with Toasted Pecans

Serve a vegetable recipe that gets you out of the peas-and-carrots rut. This sweet-and-salty Brussels sprouts recipe packs major flavor thanks to key ingredients, making it the perfect way to introduce a new vegetable to the kids at your table. While they’re best served warm and crisp from the oven, the sprouts are just as delicious served chilled in a lunchbox or over a salad the next day.

 

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Maple Bacon Glazed Brussels Sprouts with Toasted Pecans

  • Author: Holley Grainger
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 25 minutes
  • Total Time: 35 minutes
  • Yield: 6-8 servings 1x

Description

Serve an easy holiday side dish that’s loaded with bright seasonal flavor, salty sweet Maple Bacon Glazed Brussels Sprouts with Toasted Pecans.

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Ingredients

  • 2 lbs brussels sprouts (washed, outer leaves trimmed, ends cut off)
  • 4 slices thick cut bacon
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1.2 cup real maple syrup
  • 2 tbsp Dijon Mustard
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • 1/2 tsp ground pepper
  • 1 dash cayenne
  • 3/4 cup pecan pieces

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees Fahrenheit
  2. Place Brussels sprouts in a large bowl. Whisk olive oil, maple syrup and Dijon mustard in a small bowl or jar.
  3. Pour over Brussels sprouts. Add salt, pepper and dash of cayenne. Mix to combine.
  4. Place face down on large, rimmed baking sheet and roast for 20 minutes or until caramelized and tender at once. Stir halfway through.
  5. Meanwhile, cook bacon according to package instructions. Once cooled, cut into small, bite sized pieces.
  6. Toast pecan pieces in a skillet over medium heat, until fragrant (3-5 minutes) or in the oven prior to adding Brussels sprouts (3-5 minutes).
  7. Sprinkle toasted pecans and bacon over roasted Brussels sprouts