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Maple Pecan Brussels Sprouts
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Maple Pecan Brussels Sprouts Recipe

These maple pecan Brussels sprouts make a perfect side dish for holiday dinners. They're sautéed to perfection and tossed with pure maple extract and toasted pecans.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time8 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Servings: 6
Calories: 181kcal
Author: Life Made Simple Team


  • 1 1/2 lbs Brussels sprouts
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 shallot minced
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 2 Tbsp pure maple syrup
  • 1/2 cup toasted pecans chopped
  • 2 strips cooked bacon crumbled (optional)
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • Cut the sprouts in half lengthwise, then cut into ribbons (about 4 cuts per sprout).
  • In a large skillet, heat olive oil over medium-high heat. Add the shallot and garlic, cook until tender and fragrant. Add the Brussels sprouts and cook until tender, about 6 minutes. Drizzle the maple syrup over top and sprinkle in pecans (and bacon). Continue cooking for 2 minutes, then season with salt and pepper, serve immediately.


-Bacon is totally optional but makes a great addition to these sauteed sprouts.
-To toast pecans, simply place a large skillet over medium heat and add the pecans. Cook for 10-15 minutes or until the nuts are fragrant and begin to darken, but not burn. You will need to toss them a every 5 minutes or so.


Calories: 181kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 7g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 3mg | Sodium: 75mg | Potassium: 519mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 861IU | Vitamin C: 97mg | Calcium: 63mg | Iron: 2mg