My Favorite Brussels sprouts

I may have mentioned these in passing before, but I want to give exact instructions. If you think you don’t like Brussels sprouts, this recipe should prove you wrong. I like to add one slice of bacon, chopped, to the entire pan of sprouts, but it can easily be eliminated to make it a bit healthier and a totally vegetarian option. Serves 6 to 8 Prep time: About 5 minutes Cooking time: 45 to 60 minutes 2 pounds Brussels sprouts 1 slice bacon, thinly sliced Olive oil spray Salt and pepper (optional and to taste) 1. Heat oven to 375F. Trim bottoms from sprouts and cut each sprout in half. Spray a baking sheet with olive oil and place sprouts and bacon in pan, stirring to mix them up a bit. Spray sprouts lightly with olive oil and sprinkle with salt and pepper. 2. Roast sprouts at least 30 minutes, but you can keep on going until they are a rich, dark, golden brown. Serve immediately. These are so good, I crave them. And that’s coming from someone who popped a steamed Brussels sprout into her mouth and had to spit it out. (I found it that bitter.) TRY THIS! Nutrition Information for 1/6 of recipe: Calories 92; Calories from Fat 29; Fat 3g; Saturated fat 1 g; Cholesterol 3mg; Sodium 76mg; Carbohydrate 13g; Fiber 6g; Sugars 3g; Protein 6g; Vitamin A 23%; Vitamin C 212%; Calcium 6%; Iron 12%


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