Bacon and Almonds – Brussel Sprouts

By November 19, 2018June 20th, 2020Side

A must try as they will delight even the most sceptic 


  • 8-10 brussel sprouts
  • ½ tablespoon coconut oil
  • knob of butter
  • 1 slice bacon, chopped, fat removed
  • ½ teaspoon grated garlic
  • 1 tablespoon roughly chopped almonds
  • 1 shallot (green onion) sliced
  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup
  • zest of half lemon *optional
  • lemon pepper *optional


  • Cover Brussel sprouts with boiling water and cook over medium heat for 2-3 minutes, until just tender, Drain, cut in half and pat dry
  • In a medium-size frying pan add coconut oil, bacon and shallots and cook for 2 minutes
  • Add butter and once melted, add garlic. Cook for 1 minute before adding the Brussel sprouts and nuts. Stir to combine, place the lid on the pan and cook for 1-2 minutes, add in maple syrup and cook for a further 3-4 minutes, until Brussel sprouts are cooked to your liking
  • Season with *optional lemon pepper and lemon zest
  • Serve and enjoy

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