Ultimate Brussels Sprouts with Bacon, Beer, Maple Syrup & Mustard

  • prep time5 min
  • total time 27 min
  • serves 4 - 6

The ultimate brussels sprouts are loaded with the ultimate Canadian ingredients in this festive holiday side. Even sprout avoiders will have a hard time resisting these.

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Directions for: Ultimate Brussels Sprouts with Bacon, Beer, Maple Syrup & Mustard


1 ¼ lb(s) Brussels sprouts, tough ends removed and halved

4 slices bacon, cut into 1-inch pieces

¼ cup beer (preferably dark ale)

2 Tbsp grainy mustard

2 Tbsp maple syrup

½ tsp salt

1 Tbsp bacon fat or unsalted butter

½ cup panko breadcrumbs


1. Preheat oven to 425ºF.

2. In a small bowl, combine beer, mustard, maple syrup and salt.

3. On a large cast iron pan or high-sided skillet over medium heat, cook bacon until crisp, about 5 minutes. Transfer to a plate.

4. In the same pan or skillet over medium heat, sear sprouts cut side-down until golden brown on the bottom, about 5 minutes. Stir in prepared beer mixture and bacon. Transfer skillet to the oven and roast until sprouts are tender and liquid has reduced, about 10 minutes.

5. Meanwhile, in a skillet over medium heat, melt bacon fat or butter. Stir in panko and toast until golden brown, about 2 minutes.

6. Transfer sprouts to a large serving platter or bowl and sprinkle with toasted panko. Serve.

Source and Credits

Recipe courtesy of Allison Day


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