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Balsamic-Glazed Brussel Sprouts with Crispy Bacon


  • 4 slices thick-sliced bacon
  • 1 T. minced garlic
  • 1/2 c. balsamic vinegar
  • 1-1/2 T. Sugar
  • 3/4 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. black pepper
  • 2 lb. Brussel sprouts halved


  • Cook bacon until brown and crispy; crumble and set aside.
  • Reserve 1/4 c. bacon drippings in pan.
  • Add garlic; cook over medium heat for 1 minute.
  • Add balsamic vinegar, sugar, salt and pepper, stirring to combine. Add Brussel sprouts, stirring to coat; cover and cook for 5 minutes. Remove cover; increase heat to medium-high and continue cooking for 10 minutes, stirring frequently. Garnish with crumbled bacon.