Brussel Sprouts with Bacon & Balsamic Fig Glaze
Servings Prep Time
4servings 7minutes
Cook Time
Servings Prep Time
4servings 7minutes
Cook Time
  • 4cups Brussel Sprouts
  • 4strips bacon
  • 1medium yellow onion
  • Balsamic fig glazefor drizzling
  1. Trim ends of brussel sprouts. Remove outer leaves and halve larger sprouts. Rinse well.
  2. Rough chop bacon into bits.
  3. Dice onion.
  4. Add bacon to large sauce pan over medium high heat and cook about 4 minutes. Add onions and cook another 4 minutes. Bacon should be getting crisp and onions soft.
  5. Add brussel sprouts and stir to coat with bacon fat. Then allow sprouts to cook undisturbed about 7 minutes. Then stir and allow to cook undisturbed another 5-7 minutes. Sprouts should be brown when they were in contact with the pan.
  6. Drizzle with Balsamic Fig Glaze and let glaze heat a minute or 2.
  7. Serve immediatley.
Recipe Notes

Note 1:  You can substitute 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar and 2 Tbsps fig jam (such as Dalmatia Fig Jam available in European delis).  Heat vinegar and jam over medium high heat, stirring often.  Let mixture reduce about 15 minutes til it thicken to coat the back of a spoon.  Drizzle over Brussel Sprouts and serve.

Nutrition is based on 1 Tbsp or Balsamci Fig glaze drizzled over entire pan of brussel sprouts.

Nutrition Facts
Brussel Sprouts with Bacon & Balsamic Fig Glaze
Amount Per Serving
Calories 152 Calories from Fat 36
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 4g 6%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.4g
Monounsaturated Fat 0.1g
Cholesterol 5mg 2%
Sodium 181mg 8%
Potassium 958mg 27%
Total Carbohydrates 25g 8%
Dietary Fiber 9g 36%
Sugars 7g
Protein 10g 20%
Vitamin A 35%
Vitamin C 341%
Calcium 11%
Iron 19%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.