Maple and Turkey Bacon-Wrapped Brussels Sprouts
If you are tasked with bringing an appetizer to your holiday dinner or cocktail party, look no further. These Maple and Turkey Bacon-Wrapped Brussels Sprouts are savory little bites that will disappear fast. Brussels sprouts lovers will be gaga for them, and even people who are squeamish about the tiny cabbages will want to devour them when they’re hugged by a slice of turkey bacon that’s been painted with a maple and balsamic glaze.
Total Time: 50 min. Prep Time: 15 min. Cooking Time: 35 min. Yield: 6 servings, 4 Brussels sprouts each
21 Day Fix portions:
1 Green, ½ Red
Ingredients: Aluminum foil 1 Tbsp. pure maple syrup 1 Tbsp. balsamic vinegar 24 medium Brussels sprouts 12 slices nitrite-free turkey bacon, cut in half 24 wooden toothpicks, soaked in water ½ tsp. ground black pepper
Preparation: 1. Preheat oven to 400° F. 2. Line large baking sheet with foil. Set aside. 3. Combine maple syrup and vinegar in a small bowl; mix well. Set aside. 4. Wrap each Brussels sprout tightly with half slice of bacon. Secure with a toothpick. 5. Arrange Brussels sprouts on prepared baking sheet so that they are not touching. 6. Brush bacon with maple syrup mixture. Sprinkle with pepper. 7. Bake for 30 to 35 minutes, or until Brussels sprouts are tender crisp and bacon is crisp. 8. Remove toothpicks before serving.