Sweet & Savory: Maple Bacon-Wrapped Brussels Sprouts

Indulge in the delightful fusion of flavors with our Sweet & Savory Maple Bacon-Wrapped Brussels Sprouts recipe. This dish is a harmonious marriage of the rich, smoky essence of bacon and the earthy sophistication of Brussels sprouts, elevated by a tantalizing maple glaze.

Ingredients

  • 12 fresh Brussels sprouts, cleaned and trimmed
  • 6 slices of quality bacon
  • 1/4 cup pure maple syrup
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • Salt and black pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Preheat your oven to 400°F (200°C).
  2. Gently toss the Brussels sprouts in olive oil, salt, and black pepper until well-coated.
  3. Wrap each Brussels sprout with a slice of bacon, securing it with a toothpick.
  4. Place the wrapped Brussels sprouts on a baking sheet and drizzle them with maple syrup.
  5. Bake in the preheated oven for 25-30 minutes, or until the bacon is crispy and the Brussels sprouts are tender, basting them with the dripping maple syrup halfway through.
  6. Remove from the oven and let them cool slightly before serving.

Total time: 40 minutes

Yields: 12 bacon-wrapped Brussels sprouts

An enticing combination of maple-glazed bacon and tender Brussels sprouts makes this dish a perfect appetizer or side.

Nutrition information: Calories: 145 | Fat: 8g | Carbohydrates: 13g | Protein: 5g

Indulge in the sublime medley of flavors as the crispy bacon embraces the roasted Brussels sprouts, releasing a mouthwatering aroma that fills the air. Each bite is a symphony of textures and tastes – the crunch of the bacon gives way to the tender, caramelized Brussels sprouts, while the maple glaze adds a delicate sweetness that beautifully contrasts with the smoky richness. This appetizer is a delightful dance of sweet and savory, sure to impress your guests and tantalize your taste buds. Whether you’re hosting a dinner party or simply treating yourself, our Maple Bacon-Wrapped Brussels Sprouts recipe promises an unforgettable culinary experience.

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