Shredded Brussels Sprouts with Bacon & Onions

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A small amount of bacon goes a long way to flavor these very thinly sliced Brussels sprouts—the results may even win over sprout skeptics.

 Shredded Brussels Sprouts with Bacon & Onions
photographer: Ken Burris
Nutritionist Tested & Approved
Ingredients
  • Total Time: 30 minutes

  • 2 slices bacon

  • 1 small yellow onion, thinly sliced

  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

  • 3/4 cup water

  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard

  • 1 pound Brussels sprouts, trimmed, halved and very thinly sliced

  • 1 tablespoon cider vinegar

Directions
  1. 6 servings, 1/2 cup each

  2. Cook bacon in a large skillet over medium heat, turning once, until crisp, 5 to 7 minutes. Drain on a paper towel. Crumble.

  3. Add onion and salt to the drippings in the pan. Cook over medium heat, stirring often, until tender and browned, about 3 minutes. Add water and mustard and scrape up any browned bits. Add Brussels sprouts and cook, stirring often, until tender, 4 to 6 minutes. Stir in vinegar and top with the crumbled bacon.


Nutritional Facts

Servings
6
Per serving
Calories
48
Carbohydrates
7g
Fat
1g
Saturated Fat
0g
Monounsaturated Fat
1g
Protein
3g
Cholesterol
3mg
Dietary Fiber
2g
Potassium
252mg
Sodium
184mg
Added Sugars
0g
Exchanges
1 vegetable
Carbohydrate Servings
1/2
Vitamin K (145% daily value)
Vitamin C (70% dv).

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