Garlic Maple Bacon Brussels

Food, Paleo, Primal, Whole Eating

Who could turn down bacon and maple flavors combined? This recipe is sure to delight your taste buds and renew your love for bacon (as if your love for this deliciousness needed to be renewed!) Easy and healthy, this meat and veggie combo is a quick go to meal if you’re looking for something light yet flavor-packed.

 
Step 1


Cut 8 thick slices of bacon into 6 equal pieces

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Step 2


 

Fry bacon with 1 tsp coconut oil and 1 tsp minced garlic until just crispy. Drain and place in medium sized bowl.

 

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Step 3


Cut tips of brussels sprouts and rinse in colander. Slice into thirds making rounds.

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Step 4


Saute brussels in 1/3 cup water and cover slightly with lid. Once most of the water has cooked off, add 1/3 cup grade B maple syrup, 1 tsp minced garlic and cook until al dente. Stir in half of a shallot that has been diced. Cook for 2 more minutes on medium heat. Sprinkle with salt to taste.   Serve warm with fresh tomatoes on the side!

 

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          ~Ingredients~

3-4 cups brussels sprouts
8 slices of bacon
1 TSP coconut oil
3 TSP minced garlic
1/2 shallot
4 TBSP grade B maple syrup

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