Brown Sugar Brussels Sprouts

Ingredients

¼ cup butter, melted

¼ cup packed brown sugar

1 tsp. Dijon mustard

1/8 tsp. crushed red pepper flakes

1 lb. Brussels sprouts , trimmed and halved lengthwise

¼ cup dried cranberries

¼ cup chopped pecans

2 slices uncooked bacon , chopped

Instructions

Preheat oven to 425F.

Combine melted butter, brown sugar, Dijon and red pepper flakes until blended.

Toss brown sugar mixture with Brussels sprouts, cranberries, pecans and chopped bacon until evenly coated.

Arrange in baking dish and roast 25 minutes or until Brussels sprouts are tender.

Toss and serve.

Recipe Notes

Makes 4 servings.

Swirls of Flavor Recipe Tips

Dark brown sugar or light brown sugar will work well in this recipe

Make with your favorite nut

Add your favorite dried fruit

Substitutions

Substitute your favorite nut for the pecans

Substitute turkey bacon for the bacon

Substitute golden raisins for the dried cranberries

Nutrition Facts

Brown Sugar Brussels Sprouts With Bacon and Cranberries

Amount Per Serving

Calories 320Calories from Fat 189

% Daily Value*

Fat 21g32%

Saturated Fat 9g56%

Cholesterol 38mg13%

Sodium 223mg10%

Potassium 509mg15%

Carbohydrates 31g10%

Fiber 5g21%

Sugar 21g23%

Protein 6g12%

Vitamin A 1255IU25%

Vitamin C 96mg116%

Calcium 67mg7%

Iron 2mg11%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

source: wirlsofflavor.com

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