A side for the bacon lover in your family!

Brussels Sprouts with Bacon & Thyme

Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 30 minutes
Serves: 6

  • 2 lbs. fresh Open Acres® Brussels Sprouts, trimmed and each cut lengthwise in half 1 package (2.25 ounces) slivered almonds (1⁄2 cup)
  • 4 slices Open Acres® Hardwood Smoked Bacon, cut into 1⁄4-inch pieces
  • 1 medium Open Acres® Onion, diced (1 cup)
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tsp. fresh thyme leaves
  • 1⁄4 cup Our Family® Apple Cider Vinegar
  • 2 tbsp. Our Family® Brown Sugar
  • 1 tsp. Our Family® Salt
  • 1⁄2 tsp. Our Family® Ground Black Pepper
  1. Heat large covered saucepot of salted water to boiling over high heat. Add sprouts; heat to boiling. Cook sprouts 5 to 6 minutes or until tender-crisp; drain. Meanwhile, in large skillet, cook almonds over medium heat 5 to 6 minutes or until golden brown, stirring frequently; transfer almonds to plate.
  2. In same skillet, cook bacon over medium heat 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add onion and cook 4 to 5 minutes or until tender, stirring frequently. Stir in garlic and thyme, and cook 1 minute. Stir in vinegar, brown sugar, salt and pepper; heat until mixture simmers. Stir in sprouts; heat through. Transfer sprouts to serving bowl; sprinkle with almonds.
  3. In same skillet, cook bacon over medium heat 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add onion and cook 4 to 5 minutes or until tender, stirring frequently. Stir in garlic and thyme, and cook 1 minute. Stir in vinegar, brown sugar, salt and pepper; heat until mixture simmers. Stir in sprouts; heat through. Transfer sprouts to serving bowl; sprinkle with almonds.

Approximate nutritional values per serving: 179 Calories, 9g Fat (1g Saturated), 4mg Cholesterol, 460mg Sodium, 21g Carbohydrates, 7g Fiber, 9g Protein

Chef’s Tip: Brussels sprouts can be boiled 1 day ahead; drain in colander, then rinse with cold water to stop the cooking process. Drain well, then transfer to large zip-top plastic bag.

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