Brussels Sprouts with Bacon and Pecans

Brussels Sprouts

Growing up, I was not a fan of brussels sprouts.  Now I can’t get enough of them.  They are packed with protein, dietary fiber, vitamins, minerals and antioxidants.  They also full of flavor. They make a colorful addition to the holiday table too.


Brussels Spouts with Bacon and Pecans


  • 2 slices thick-cut bacon, cut into 1/2-inch wide strips
  • 2 shallots, sliced
  • 2 cloves of garlic, cut in half
  • 1 1/2 pounds Brussels sprouts, halved
  • 1/4 teaspoon fine sea salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/2 -3/4 cup toasted pecans of walnuts, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon fresh thyme, chopped


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