Shaved Brussels Sprouts with Bacon and Almonds


Brussels Sprouts are shredded like cabbage and quickly sauteed in bacon drippings with garlic and almonds. This recipe has made Brussels sprouts lovers out of haters.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
30 mins
8 servings


  • 4 pounds Brussels sprouts, trimmed and thinly sliced

  • 6 slices bacon, chopped

  • cup sliced almonds

  • 2 tablespoons minced garlic

  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar

  • salt and pepper to taste


  1. Fry bacon in a large deep skillet over medium heat until browned and crisp, 5 to 10 minutes. Remove bacon with a slotted spoon and set aside on paper towels.

  2. Add the garlic and almonds to the fat in the skillet and cook briefly over medium heat until toasted. Add the Brussels sprouts and quickly toss to coat with the hot oil. Sprinkle the red wine vinegar over the sprouts and toss again to coat. Cook, stirring frequently, until sprouts are wilted. Remove from the heat, stir in the bacon and season to taste with salt and pepper.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

222 Calories
12g Fat
22g Carbs
11g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 222
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 12g 16%
Saturated Fat 4g 18%
Cholesterol 14mg 5%
Sodium 232mg 10%
Total Carbohydrate 22g 8%
Dietary Fiber 9g 33%
Total Sugars 5g
Protein 11g
Vitamin C 194mg 968%
Calcium 111mg 9%
Iron 3mg 18%
Potassium 963mg 20%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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